Installing MyDNS And The MyDNSConfig Control Panel On Mandriva 2008.0

Installing MyDNS And The MyDNSConfig Control Panel On Mandriva 2008.0

In this tutorial I will describe how to install and configure MyDNS
and MyDNSConfig on Mandriva 2008.0. MyDNS is a DNS server that uses a
MySQL database as backend instead of configuration files like, for
example, Bind or djbdns. The advantage is that MyDNS simply reads the
records from the database, and it does not have to be
restarted/reloaded when DNS records change or zones are
created/edited/deleted. A secondary nameserver can be easily set up by
installing a second instance of MyDNS that accesses the same database
or, to be more redundant, uses the MySQL master / slave replication
features to replicate the data to the secondary nameserver.

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