Archive for the ‘DNS’ Category

In this article we will be using curl to interact with Rackspace’s Cloud DNS to manipulate resource records in zones which already exist.  For details on how to use curl against Rackspace’s Cloud DNS API please see part one in this series “Using Curl to Access Rackspace Cloud DNS” in part two I documented the […]

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 at 08:00 | Comments Off
Categories: DNS, How To, Rackspace

In my previous post “Using Curl to Access Rackspace Cloud DNS” we documented the basics of authenticating with the Rackspace Cloud for use with the Beta DNS service they offer, as well as doing basic queries against this service.  Today we are going to focus on creating our first domain, which no doubt will offer […]

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 at 08:00 | Comments Off
Categories: DNS, How To, Rackspace

Lately I have been looking at some cloud options for my more critical services, in this I have investigated Zerigo, Route 53, and Rackspace Cloud DNS.  Currently I have been focused on Rackspace DNS, since it is still free at this point, and frankly I’d rather not spend money on anything until I understand exactly […]

Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 08:00 | Comments Off
Categories: DNS, How To, Rackspace

BIND 9 gives us the ability to run a split DNS configuration on a single server, in this article we will go over the configuration of slave servers which will transfer the zones from the master while still maintaining its views. Now before we go any further, if you do not have a working master […]

Thursday, February 24th, 2011 at 12:00 | Comments Off
Categories: DNS, How To

In almost all organizations the network infrastructure needs to be designed in such a way as to allow both internal and external name resolution authoritatively.  In most organizations this has been accomplished by having separate internal and external servers.  Clearly this way is functional and simpler, however it is also wasteful considering how little resources […]

Thursday, February 24th, 2011 at 08:00 | Comments Off
Categories: DNS, How To
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