I’ve been using Bind as a primary, slave or cache name server for all my IT life. But it seems Bind is being kicked out of OpenBSD. So far so good, I’m gonna use what’s provided by my favorite OS to do the job.
Here’s how to use nsd and unbound daemons to serve as an internal authoritative DNS nameserver and DNS resolver. Both will be running on the same machine.
Continue reading “From Bind to nsd and unbound on OpenBSD 5.6”
I installed “DNS Server beta” 1.0-0012 on my Synology DS409slim. This package ships with Bind 9.9.2. This means we should be able to gather statistics from the embedded HTTP/XML server.
Continue reading “Enable extended statistics on Synology DNS Server”
In an Active Directory environments, you have (Windows) computers joined to a domain that does a lot a magic to allow you to use services without really thinking of it. You have Network Browsing, Exchange auto discovery…
I’m going to use general I.T. tools to explore the Active Directory and guess what we can connect to with our non-Microsoft system.
Continue reading “Exploring Active Directory with Free Software”
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.
Continue reading “Back to the sea ; the Domain Name Service (DNS), episode III”
Looks like OSX doesn’t like CNAMEs pointing to
local. DNS entries…
Continue reading “OSX doesn't like CNAME to .local. domain…”