how to setup DNS server and making sub-domains in DSL server

Eric F Crist ecrist at
Mon Nov 7 00:23:17 GMT 2005

On Nov 6, 2005, at 4:45 PM, Paul Waring wrote:

> On Sun, Nov 06, 2005 at 04:41:06PM -0600, Chris wrote:
>> It may not be necessary - but to do it right... I for one like to  
>> have
>> mu IP's resolve both forward and reverse. It's just professional  
>> looking
>> as a whole.
> I like to have my IPs resolve both ways too, but try finding an ISP  
> who
> will either give you that sort of control through delegation or is
> willing to setup the required reverse DNS records on their side. If
> you're lucky you'll get to play with. I don't
> know of any residential ISPs, at least not in the UK, who will do that
> sort of thing.
> Having said that, there's nothing particularly "wrong" about not  
> having
> reverse DNS records for IPs, or having ones that don't match. It only
> really matters if you're sending out email to people with overly
> aggressive spam filters that check for that sort of thing.
> Paul

Actually, my ISP, is one who's willing to configure  
reverse DNS for you.  Qwest Communications is another one who'll  
setup DNS for you, and they're HUGE.  If you choose to go with  
ipHouse, tell them I sent you -- then I get free DSL for a month!

Eric F Crist
Secure Computing Networks

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