Bind as a chaching nameserver

Richard Collyer richard at
Thu Apr 27 08:01:33 UTC 2006

Denis R. wrote:
> 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.

Thanks for the advice guys.

I've got named up and running and so far I think its caching the DNS 
requests (well its serving them OK).

I'm not really going to see the benefits of this on SpamAassassin till 
its database is full of requests is their anywhere (i.e. that I can get a bind file which reduced this time period?


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