2011

Back to the sea ; the Domain Name Service (DNS), episode III

    

Here’s the directions to configure a dual-view DNS on OpenBSD. I’ll be using BIND 9.4.2-P2 as shipped with 4.8.

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Back to the sea ; the OpenBSD installation, episode II

    

OpenBSD is really easy to install. It’s not shinning, but it asks for a few questions and only takes a couple of minutes to get a working system.

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Back to the sea ; the OpenBSD services, episode I

    

For quite a long time now, I’ve been using the black console. My first contact with *N?X was around 1998, when my father brought me a Slackware CD from a hacking magazine that I don’t recall the name right now. At that time, I was using DOS and Windows 3. That was quite a change ; especially without any Internet access :) I quite often had to go to the bookshop to get UNIX books that were offering CD sets. That how I started fighting with Slackware and Debian distrib :) About 2000, I got a mid-term job at the Jussieu University of Paris. That’s also when I started getting told that Linux was for kiddies and that real admins use BSD. I know that’s not really a good reason to start using an Operating System, but that’s how I came to the *BSD systems :)

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