Should DNS be on same server as webserver?
vogelke+unix at pobox.com
Mon Jul 13 23:01:44 UTC 2009
>> On Mon, 13 Jul 2009 13:03:24 -0400,
>> Jon Radel <jon at radel.com> said:
J> Apache and Bind have both had their security issues over the years, and
J> there's something to be said for running them on different servers to
J> reduce both the "all eggs in one basket" factor and the ease of
J> spreading an attack. (Yes, I'm assuming what you're actually
You can fix the security problems by dumping Bind and using djbdns.
It's very easy to set up a caching nameserver without using all the
memory on your system. See http://www.lifewithdjbdns.com/ for more.
Karl Vogel I don't speak for the USAF or my company
Smash forehead on keyboard to continue... --Ken Applin
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