[nmglug] Not a gnulinux problem but...
josmon at rigozsaurus.com
Wed Sep 2 17:16:54 PDT 2020
On Wed, Sep 02, 2020 at 05:43:19PM -0600, Paul wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 2, 2020 at 2:46 PM John Osmon <josmon at rigozsaurus.com> wrote:
> > [... run your own resolver ...]
> > On Wed, Sep 02, 2020 at 02:16:14PM -0600, Paul wrote:
> > > Sure, but you're still going to need to use an upstream DNS provider.
> > No you don't. You just need Internet access and an updated
> > hints file so you can find the root servers.
> > One of the purposes of the DNS is to be self-sufficient.
> You're absolutely right. I was thinking of a solution like a Pi-hole. You
> could run your own without an upstream provider and just ne keep the hints
> file updated. Now I kinda want to do that.
I want you to also! If you run into problems, I'm happy to help.
We need more people conversant with DNS!
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