I have a centos 5 vps, didn't want to install any cpanel, i want to setup nameservers so is it possible to use opendns to do that and how?

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If I understood your question correctly, I see nothing difficult. Install BIND and add something like that in the configuration file:

zone "." {
        type forward;
        forward first;
        forwarders {;;; };

These IPs are os OpenDNS servers (last is Google's). This configuration works on my proxy server.

EDIT: If you don't need DNS server on your machine, you may just add:


to your /etc/resolv.conf file. Leave only them there or place them first if you have any other nameservers there.

Or I've missed some details?

  • thx sir i solved it – Lynob Aug 20 '11 at 17:33

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