December 3, 2007
Linux: Create your own Domain Name Server (DNS)
One vital step to hosting your own domain is to set up a domain name server. One nice solution is to use Linux and the Berkeley Internet Name Domain(BIND) software. The primary job of a domain name server is to allow you and your users to associate your domains and subdomains with IP addresses. Oddly enough, even though the software is called BIND the daemon that you run is called named.