Hi Guru's ,
Before I summarize I'd like to apologize to Jay L. again if I offended him
in any way ( I got the [SUMMARY] right this time ... ).
As for my question here are my conclusions .
1. combining dns and NIS is like giving a hacker to entry points on the same
machine . both services are easy to hack and it is not recommended to put
them both on the same machine . -> this is true for internal dns and a HUGE
no no for external ones ( internal - inside the LAN ,external - behind the
2.those who said dns NIS is o.k. in most cases were running both the master
NIS and dns server on the same host mainly because of convenience .
I will set up the dns as a stand alone machine .
On Tue, Sep 05, 2000 at 12:07:18PM +0200, Moti Levy wrote:
> Hi Guru's
> your opinion is needed .
> our dns servers run on Unix ( duh ... ) .
> they serve the whole company (pc's and outside world ).
> we ( sys admins ) have a debate if they should be nis clients as well .
> 1.is this good practice ?
> 2.would you make a dns server an nis server /slave ?
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