Using BIND - was Re: [ntp:questions] Re: How long doI havetowaitfor sync?

David J Taylor david-taylor at
Sat Jun 4 07:10:25 UTC 2005

Brad Knowles wrote:
> One common configuration is to set up your own nameservers to
> provide both recursive/caching functions for your internal clients,
> as well as to provide authoritative information about your local
> clients.  But the authoritative side would only be provided to your
> local clients, because they're not advertised anywhere, and they're
> not likely to be externally accessible from anywhere.

Thanks - that would be what I would do.

What I am asking is this: if I set up such a recursive/caching server, can 
I get it to talk to more than one external DNS server (from the point of 
view of it looking up external Internet addresses)?


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