BIND: 7.0 Beta 3 - sh make-localhost not working

Doug Barton dougb at FreeBSD.org
Sat Nov 24 20:09:28 PST 2007


On Sat, 24 Nov 2007, Gelsema, P \(Patrick\) - FreeBSD wrote:

> On Sat, November 24, 2007 04:48, Doug Barton wrote:
>> Gelsema, P (Patrick) - FreeBSD wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> When I follow the instructions in the handbook
>>
>> Can you give me the URL please? I need to update that, thanks for the
>> reminder.
>
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/network-dns.html
>
> Section 27.6.6.1 Using make-localhost

Thanks.

>>> for setting up the BIND server
>>
>> Assuming that you are running 7-prerelease or 8-current you don't need
>> to do anything to set up a working local resolver. All you need to do
>> is to put named_enable=yes in /etc/rc.conf[.local] and fire it up.
>
> Running 7 Beta 3 and added the named_enable=yes to rc.conf. Bind is
> running, listening and resolving. Only have to create the zones file for
> my own domain.
>
> Is there any zones webconfiguration tool you would suggest to use to
> manage DNS zones?

Frankly I've never used one, but I hear that webmin has a pretty good 
interface. It may be too heavy weight for what you're after though.

Doug

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