Recommendation for Open Source DNS

Posted on 2011-10-24
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Hi Experts:

I was trying to decide between open source DNS for Linux.  I wanted few recommendations between open source DNS servers.

I need the DNS server for my application servers. I will build he server from source and then customize for my applications.

Any recommendation or comparative statements about them would be of great help.

Best Regards,

Question by:sunnybrad
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    Accepted Solution

    BIND is the most popular and well-supported DNS server for Linux.  Nearly all of the DNS root servers run BIND -- last time I checked only 2 did not, they were running djbdns.

    I'd venture to say that at least 75% of the DNS servers on the internet use BIND.

    No need to compile it from source if there is a package available for your distribution.
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    Expert Comment

    Woops I meant NSD, not djbdns.

    Here is a link to help you decide

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