[SURBL-Discuss] DNS for dummies
raymond at prolocation.net
Wed May 19 20:29:20 CEST 2004
> Hi all.. I'm a wanna be Linux guy who somehow, even with my own ineptitude,
> managed to get SA 2.63 with Qmail up and running on Redhat 9.0! Recently I
> got the SURBL's working and they have helped a LOT (I have a very weak box
> that is running SA.. so the lookups saved a lot of processing time!)..
What version of the URI are you using ?
> I have noticed my outgoing traffic on our T1 has shot through the roof. I
> currently have the Linux box using our ISP's DNS server for lookups.. I'm
> guessing it would be much more efficient if I had the linux box do it, cache
> it.. I've even read about having it transfer the SURBL zones directly so
> that lookups remain local..
> Has anybody written a "HOWTO DNS" for dummies.. that could help walk me
> through setting this up on my Linux box?
Ohw on your local box its simple:
Install (via RPM) bind and caching-nameserver
Start bind, and edit your /etc/resolve.conf to look on localhost first.
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