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Hello, I'm looking at running an internal DNS server at the office. This server will NEVER serve requests from the internet, but rather provide name resolution for our internal server ...
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    MySQL backed DNS


    Hello,
    I'm looking at running an internal DNS server at the office. This server will NEVER serve requests from the internet, but rather provide name resolution for our internal server names, which we expect to change frequently. To this end I am thinking a database backed DNS is the way to go. However I've looked at MyDNS, DNZ Bind but neither of these has had any activity in the past two years. Therefore I wonder what would be a good solution in our case? Is there any supported database backed dns (running under linux of course)? Is there something better and more easy to use option than a database backed dns?

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    chose MyDNS or PowerDNS ???
    If seletch Bind, you can use mywebdns, smbind etc...

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    One question, how many records are going to be in this dns server? If there are not many why use a DB for this when text files will do just fine. I would be looking for a front end for the text files that is easy to use.

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    I suppose textfiles with a good frontend would do just fine as well. Any suggestions on an easy to use frontend?

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    PowerDNS support 15 records.
    smbind can enable all records.
    User can use GUI to change records ^_^

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    I have to admit that I do not know PowerDNS package so I cannot say one way or the other if this will do. I do know that webmin is not a bad front end for a lot of things including DNS.

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    yes, webmin is not bad front end. But i not use webmin.
    I want use PowerDNS, to create DNS Cluster, support GUI for multi-user.
    Bind + webmin do ???

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    You don't need a DNS Cluster all you need is a master and at least one slave. You can configure webmin for users to use.

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    webmin have config to user only change records. Not add zone.

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