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This article outlines how to install [http://cr.yp.to/djbdns.html djbdns] (dnscache and tinydns) on Arch Linux.
 
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This article outlines how to install [http://cr.yp.to/djbdns.html djbdns] (tinydns) on Arch Linux.
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== Installation ==
 
== Installation ==
Currently the djbdns suite of tools are only available via AUR, but they are perfectly functional and up to date. The following three items are required to install and run djbdns on Arch Linux:
 
  
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=16966 daemontools]
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Currently the {{AUR|djbdns}} suite of tools are only available via [[Arch User Repository]], but they are perfectly functional and up to date.
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=8330 ucspi-tcp]
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* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=23517 djbdns - patched for use with ipv6 transport. Does not (yet) contain major security fixes. ]
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dnscache and tinydns processes are managed by {{AUR|daemontools}}, which is installed as dependency. Enable and start [[systemd]] daemontools service, {{ic|svscan}}.
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=47326 djbdns-ipv4 - includes all available security fixes and more, but without the ipv6 transport patch. ]
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When choosing which version of the djbdns package to use, you have to determine if you need ipv6 transport support. The ipv4-only version does not contain the ipv6 patch because it would be a nightmare to combine the huge ipv6 patch with the other applied patches. Also, the ipv4-only version also install the command line tools included with the djbdns tarball, which the ipv6 version does not, but that could be easily fixed by modifying the PKGBUILD file.
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Configure and run dnscache:
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dnscache-conf dnscache dnslog /etc/dnscache [myip]
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ln -s /etc/dnscache /service
  
After installation, the package will display some final instructions on how to get your dnscache or tinydns installation running.
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Configure and run tinydns:
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tinydns-conf tinydns dnslog /etc/tinydns myip
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ln -s /etc/tinydns /service
  
  >>> Configure and run dnscache:
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'''Note''': Change {{ic|myip}} to your public ip. If {{ic|[myip]}} is omitted dnscache will run on localhost.
      dnscache-conf dnscache dnslog /etc/dnscache [myip]
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      ln -s /etc/dnscache /service
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  >>> Configure and run tinydns:
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      tinydns-conf tinydns dnslog /etc/tinydns [myip]
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      ln -s /etc/tinydns /service
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  Note: Change myip to your public ip. If [myip] omitted dnscache will run on localhost.
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        More help can be found at http://cr.yp.to/djbdns.html
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Revision as of 01:26, 7 April 2013

This article outlines how to install djbdns (dnscache and tinydns) on Arch Linux.

Installation

Currently the djbdnsAUR suite of tools are only available via Arch User Repository, but they are perfectly functional and up to date.

dnscache and tinydns processes are managed by daemontoolsAUR, which is installed as dependency. Enable and start systemd daemontools service, svscan.

Configure and run dnscache:

dnscache-conf dnscache dnslog /etc/dnscache [myip]
ln -s /etc/dnscache /service

Configure and run tinydns:

tinydns-conf tinydns dnslog /etc/tinydns myip
ln -s /etc/tinydns /service

Note: Change myip to your public ip. If [myip] is omitted dnscache will run on localhost.