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Re: OT (slightly): djbdns question

On Sun, Mar 18, 2001 at 11:31:58PM -0500, Jason P. Stanford wrote:
>    Could I use djbdns (under OBSD, of course) to map a .com domain
> name to a box within my university without going through the IT
> department?  I have had a domain name that I'm paying for but am
> no longer using the web hosting service I had been.  So the domain
> name is sitting unused.

Yes, but they may or may not like this, and there may be firewall rules
that would keep this from working.

>    Is there anything that would muck up my universities DNS servers
> by my updating my NSI records to indicate my djbdns box? Obviously 
> there would only be a primary server and no secondary when I update 
> the record. Would that be a problem on NSI's end?
>    Sorry for the OT post. I've been reading all I can on DNS today,
> and by now my head is spinning.  I would greatly appreciate any
> help (not the setup, but the theoretical possibility).
>    Thanks!
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