Using BIND - was Re: [ntp:questions] Re: How long doIhavetowaitfor sync?
David J Taylor
david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk.invalid
Sat Jun 4 16:25:56 UTC 2005
Brad Knowles wrote:
> At 7:10 AM +0000 2005-06-04, David J Taylor wrote:
>> 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
> Yes. In fact, you'd have to do some work to get it to do
> anything else. By the very nature of the DNS, information is
> distributed around various servers in the world, and as you ask
> various questions your server will find out where those machines are
> and get the information from them.
Thanks, Brad. I simply hadn't realised that I would be talking to the
root servers (not having had to set up a DNS like this before).
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