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Bind

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BIND is a DNS server.

Installation

# emerge net-dns/bind

Local Caching Only Server

# echo "dns_servers="127.0.0.1" >> /etc/conf.d/net
/etc/bind/named.conf - ensure local listening
listen-on-v6 { ::1; };
	listen-on { 127.0.0.1; };
/etc/bind/named.conf - remove /* comments */ disabling this block, optionally add your upstream DNS servers
forward first;
	forwarders {
	//	123.123.123.123;	// Your ISP NS
	//	124.124.124.124;	// Your ISP NS
	//	4.2.2.1;		// Level3 Public DNS
	//	4.2.2.2;		// Level3 Public DNS
		8.8.8.8;		// Google Open DNS
		8.8.4.4;		// Google Open DNS
	};
/etc/resolv.conf - set the local system to listen to BIND
nameserver 127.0.0.1
# rc-update add named default
# rc

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