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RE: SpamTips.org: Why run your own DNS server?

From: Jason Ede <J.Ede_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Jul 05 2011 - 07:18:30 GMT

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andreas Schulze [mailto:sca@andreasschulze.de]
> Sent: 04 July 2011 12:11
> To: Warren Togami Jr.
> Cc: users@spamassassin.apache.org
> Subject: Re: SpamTips.org: Why run your own DNS server?
>
> Warren,
>
> > Anyone have any better tips of an alternate DNS resolver, or
> > configuration options to improve this suggested configuration?
>
> please distinguish between DNS server and recursive+caching resolver.
> The HowTo meen the second one...
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domain_Name_System#Name_servers
>
>
> other resolvers installable by users are
> - unbound ( http://unbound.net )
> - dnscache ( http://cr.yp.to/dnscache.html )
> - bind (off course)
> - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_DNS_server_software
>
> --
> Andreas Schulze
[]
Oops... meant to reply to list.

Are there any figures on the relative merits/speeds of these servers? Bind is the default on at least redhat based installations.

Jason