[rbldnsd] Integrating rbldnsd with the rest of our DNS?

Brian Bruns bruns at 2mbit.com
Mon Dec 8 00:18:41 MSK 2003

On Sunday, December 07, 2003 4:14 PM [GMT-5=EST],
Robin Lynn Frank <rlfrank at paradigm-omega.com> wrote:

> It appears I'm the only one in the world who does not know the answer
> to this.
> How do I get queries to go to our rbldnsd stuff?  Nothing in the docs.
> Nothing in the list archives.  Nothing in the bind docs, website,
> etc., and the O'Reilly DNS & Bind book has me drowning in information.
> We have rbldnsd 0.991 up and running, our data is entered and rbldnsd
> gives no complaints of errors.  The rest of our DNS is handled by
> bind 9.2.3.  I can create a zone in bind to handle our dnsbl, but the
> idea was to have rbldnsd do it more efficiently.
> Can someone give me a hint?  I've been trying to get this working for
> a week without success.

Use a forward zone.

zone "dnsbl.ahbl.org" {
        type forward;
        forward first;
        forwarders {; };

( is the AHBL's primary DNSbl server, not commonly used by
anyone else but us, but is there just in case we suddenly loose all of
our mirror servers)

Brian Bruns
The Summit Open Source Development Group
Open Solutions For A Closed World / Anti-Spam Resources

The AHBL - http://www.ahbl.org

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