Bind as a chaching nameserver

Denis R. darom at
Wed Apr 26 16:11:20 UTC 2006

Richard, besides simple you want a _secure_ caching name server. Yes, you
can type "named_enable" in rc.conf and be done with it, just don't forget
to periodically check the security updates web page for BIND exploits.


Richard Collyer wrote:
> Hello,
> I've recently been getting a lot of trouble with SpamAssassin performing
> a lot of rDNS lookups which is causing network issues (timeouts etc to
> DNS servers).
> I am trying to install BIND (or djbdns) as a simple caching nameserver.
> Just to take some of the load off the networks DNS servers (my ISPs).
> However I am having trouble finding a good tutorial to follow.

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