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Bind vs dnsmasq vs PowerDNS vs Unbound

(: June 5, 2019)IntroductionTrying to imagine a world of IT without Domain Name Servers (DNS) can be very intimidating and prohibitive to say the least. With all of the websites and servers accessed via the web around the world, who can…

How to Setup ISPConfig DNS Only on CentOS 7

ISPConfig is an open source hosting control panel developed by company ISPConfig UG for Linux. ISPConfig is licensed under BSD license. It is capable of managing multiple servers from one control panel. In this guide, I’ll show you how to…

How To: Lowering Your DNS TTLs

Whenever making DNS changes, lowering your TTLs (Time To Live) 24 hours ahead of time will reduce the amount of time that your change takes to propagate. This article assumes that you are running BIND on a linux server, that you already…

What is an SPF Record?

An SPF (Sender Policy Framework) record is a list of servers that are allowed to send e-mail from your domain. This reduces spam activity that may be perceived to originate from your domain, which is known as source address…

Understanding MX Records

MX (Mail eXchanger) records are like an address for your domain’s email. The MX record tells the rest of the internet where to send your email.For Mac OS X or Linux Users: Mac OS X Users: Open your Applications folder, then…

What Are Domains?

Domains create your address on the internet. When you own a domain, you can tell people to go to the URL mysite.com and they will see whatever content you’ve associated with that domain. Every domain name is matched to an IP address…