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Re: netstat performance

On 07/05/11 at 11:18pm, Brian wrote:
> On Tue 05 Jul 2011 at 22:09:38 +0300, Andrei POPESCU wrote:
> > [snip recursive explanation]
> It was a really good explanation, wasn't it?
> > 
> > Thanks a lot for this explanation, DNS is still a bit like dark magic to 
> > me :)
> I suspect you may be doing yourself an injustice. :)
> > My understanding is that a recursive DNS server (especially one with 
> > DNSSec support) would make sense in networks with more then just a 
> > couple of devices, especially since you need a separate DHCP server 
> > anyway. Of course, this doesn't account for the "I want to tinker" 
> > factor ;)
> A single device is sufficient. The question to answer is: who do you
> want to do resolving for you and why?

You put it better than I managed, haha.
> I do not see a connection between having a DHCP server and operating a
> nameserver.

Dnsmasq provides both services in an effort to be a single-utility solution for
small networks. Of course, in networks that small I usually forego both DHCP
*and* local DNS.


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