[Dnsmasq-discuss] (Definitive?) DNS Book

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Mon Aug 22 11:21:28 BST 2011

Ed W wrote:
> I came across the following quite fantastic book "Alternative DNS
> Servers", by Jan-Piet Mens.  Quite possibly everyone else already knows
> about this book, but it's new to me
> 	http://www.uit.co.uk/BK-ADNS/HomePage
> Roughly it's a
> - handbook on setting up every likely DNS server you have heard of
> - theory of dns
> - cookbook ideas for all kinds of whacky scenarios (perl/lua shims to
> achieve unusual requirements such as answering ldap queries over dns)
> - DNSSEC howtos
> - Performance evaluations
> No relationship with the author other than a very impressed reader!

Seconded, and I similarly have no axe to grind: Jan had me read the
chapter on dnsmasq in advance of publication and I've subsequently met
him in real life. A thoroughly nice chap.



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