Re: Alternative dns ip's? - TCP-IP

This is a discussion on Re: Alternative dns ip's? - TCP-IP ; What DNS software do you use ?? "Jonathan de Boyne Pollard" wrote in message news:3F437AC4.8536774C@tesco.net... > D> Have anyone got any alternate DNS entries they use... > D> UK based that is. > > Do you mean alternatives to the ...

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    What DNS software do you use ??


    "Jonathan de Boyne Pollard" wrote in message
    news:3F437AC4.8536774C@tesco.net...
    > D> Have anyone got any alternate DNS entries they use...
    > D> UK based that is.
    >
    > Do you mean alternatives to the proxy DNS servers at
    > 194.168.4.100 and 194.168.8.100 that NTL supplies for
    > its customers' use ?
    >
    > I use the proxy DNS server at 127.0.0.8 myself. Since it's
    > running on my own machine, I think that it qualifies as being
    > "U.K. based". (-:
    >
    > It's not available for _your_ use, of course. I have no urge to
    > pay the costs of looking up your DNS queries. But then that's
    > also true for the proxy DNS servers run by other people and other
    > organizations, and exemplifies an important point. It is unwise to
    > just go picking and using someone else's proxy DNS server Out There,
    > without their explicit agreement, because those servers, too, aren't
    > intended for your use, and their services can cease being provided
    > to you at any time (especially if, by using them, you draw their
    > administrators' attention to the fact that their proxy DNS services
    > are promiscuous).
    >
    > If you want proxy DNS service from someone other than your ISP,
    > either run and use your own service (which isn't all that hard -
    > going to the extreme that I have of writing your own DNS server
    > software is not a requirement (- or buy such a service from
    > someone who explicitly provides and sells it to the public. (The
    > only such third parties who explicitly provide such service to
    > the public that I am aware of are some of the augmented root
    > organizations, such as ORSC.)




  2. Re: Alternative dns ip's?

    D> What DNS software do you use ??

    As far as DNS servers are concerned, I refer you to the answer that I gave to
    your similar, but not quite identical, question last Friday. When it comes to
    DNS clients, I use mine and the BIND DNS client.

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