Hi.

First off, if this is a FAQ, I'm most apologetic. The docs I looked at
didn't really answer me, and I don't grok BIND yet.

Ok. My current situation is this:

I have a small internal network 10.0.0.0/24, and a smaller external
network 217.155.x.168/29. I have just installed my sixth system on the
network and have thus moved over to the internal NAT'ed network so as
not to run out of address space. My servers have bidirectional mapping
through the NAT box (OpenBSD/pf) such that 217.155.x.169 <-> 10.0.0.100
and so on. Now this works great, except for the obvious problem that
internal clients are still getting the external IP addresses of my
servers from my ISP's DNS servers.

What I'd like BIND to do for me is this:

Be a DNS server for my internal network. It needs to answer only to my
internal network, and reply to queries for servers on the internal
network with their internal IP addresses, and forward everything else to
my ISP's DNS servers.

I've looked at views, split-horizon, forwarding, caching, but I'm a bit
lost. If someone could point me in the right direction by firstly
telling me if I've got the right idea, and secondly telling me what I
should be configuring BIND to do, that would be wonderful. I'm using
BIND 9.2.3.

TIA

James


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