[Israel.pm] DNS Servers in Perl...?

Offer Kaye oferk at oren.co.il
Mon Mar 8 00:59:35 PST 2004


> I want to write a DNS server in Perl that checks the user's IP address 
> and gives him the closest site near him.
> Also when one server is down, it should "know" about it and not give 
> this server to users.
> 
> How complicated should that be?
> Is it even possible (usually people use their ISP DNS servers that cache 
> the DNS reply of my server which means I might be wasting my time)?
> 
> 
>   --Yuval
> 

Check out Net::DNS :
http://www.net-dns.org/
and especially Net::DNS::Nameserver :
http://www.net-dns.org/docs/Net/DNS/Nameserver.html

Regards,
Offer Kaye




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