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Paul Vixie and Corey Shields currently serves as a judges for the Mozilla Foundation’s “Download Day”, an attempt to set a Guiness World Record for most downloads in a single day for a new piece of software

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An updated caching-nameserver package that fixes a bug is now available for RHEL AS 4.x / CentOS 4.x Linux server.

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One of my client runs dedicated NS1 and NS2 to host more than 3000+ domains. Recently they upgraded their servers to latest Dual Core Dual AMD server with CentOS 5.0 and BIND server. By default BIND / named will try to determine the number of CPUs present and create one thread per CPU. If it […]

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Lighttpd allows you to run php from different hosts. This is quite useful: a] If you want to run php 4 locally and php 5 from remote host b] Load balancing dynamic content c] Added layer for security for chrooted jails etc If you would like to run wikipedia / sf.net like site, you can […]

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There is a program called trickle. It is a portable lightweight userspace bandwidth shaper. It can run in collaborative mode (together with trickled) or in stand alone mode.

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The domain name service provided by BIND (named) software. It uses both UDP and TCP protocol and listen on port 53. DNS queries less than 512 bytes are transferred using UDP protocol and large queries are handled by TCP protocol such as zone transfer. i) named/bind server – TCP/UDP port 53 ii)Client (browser, dig etc) […]

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BIND is the Berkeley Internet Name Domain, DNS server. It is wildly used on UNIX and Linux like oses. You can use following tools to troubleshoot bind related problems under UNIX or Linux oses. Task: Port 53 open and listing requests By default BIND listen DNS queries on port 53. So make sure port 53 […]

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