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Caching nameserver on Fedora 20

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I'm trying to set up a caching name server on a server on my home network. All the instructions I've been able to find online refer to the caching-nameserver RPM, but that doesn't seem to be available in Fedora 20.

So my questions are:
* What happened to caching-nameserver?
* What (if anything) has replaced it?
* Are there any good, easy *current* instructions for doing this?

It seems like it should be a fairly cookbook task, so I shouldn't have to learn all about bind to accomplish it.

posted Jun 1, 2014 by Navneet

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As I recall, the caching-nameserver rpm was just the basic zone files for a caching nameserver. So you install bind and set it up following any tutorial you choose for this purpose.

Or you can go with dns-masq which as I recall defaults this way.

answer Jun 1, 2014 by Seema Siddique
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