ISP best practices
ben at hns.net
Thu May 21 10:59:27 CDT 2009
If you want to go down the BIND route, I'd recommend using xname as a
Paul E wrote:
> cmaurand> Check out www.powerdns.com as an alternative to bind. Its
> cmaurand> faster, more secure, does IPV6 and easier to maintain.
> This is purely opinion.
> BIND has warts, just as any large piece of code in wide spread use and
> with lots of features will have. However, that's also one of its
> advantages. Lots of folks run it and know it and fix it when it breaks.
> Works for root & gtld servers, must not totally suck.
> BIND does ipV6, has since BIND8.
> It is also fully DNSSEC compliant. Is powerdns yet?
> Yes. Do check out all the alternatives for DNS. But if you're looking at
> ipV6 support because you want to be able to support upcoming protocols,
> make sure your DNS can do DNSSEC correctly too.
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