Using DNS server to stop local domains going through internet

Ben Edwards list4me2 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 13 23:55:14 UTC 2016


Cople of things I forgot to mention. Firstly the DNS is the same server as
owncloud.  also is there anything else I need to setup in bind9?

On 14 July 2016 at 00:37, Ben Edwards <list4me2 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi, first thing I should say is I have never setup a DNS and am quite
> nervous about breaking our network;).
>
> So, we use owncloud and I want to use a DYDNS domain rather than the local
> IP address of the owncloud server (for a cople of reasons but mainly so I
> can set it up on laptops which may be outside the local network).  Problem
> is if I do this the performance is very bad as it goes throuht the
> internet.  A bit of digging reviles the way to do this is to setup a DNS
> server and forward all requests to the upstream server (probably going to
> have to use the google public ones) unless it is the domain of our owncloud
> server, in which case we resolve the domain as the owncloud servers local
> IP.  Or that's what I think I need to do.
>
> I am using Ubuntu 15.10.
>
> I think I need to install bind9 (apt-install bind9 dnsutils).
>
> in /etc/bind/named.conf.options add
>
> forwarders {
>   8.8.8.8;
>   8.8.4.4;
> };
>
> Then to bind prsc.noip.me to 192.168.42.10 (the owncloud server do I
> simply put
>
> 192.168.42.10           prsc.noip.me
>
> In /etc/hostname
>
> Well thats my guess, or how do I do it?
>
> Ben
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