How to have a ‘private’ DNS?

Tip provided by Rene Hojbjerg Larsen

> Here's my (somewhat strange) situation, I hope someone can help.
>
> I have a 2.0 box configured as a DNS for our intranet. Said Debian box
> has 2 NIC's in it, one for the public side (internet) and one for our
> provate side (intranet.) I was wondering (mainly) how to make the DNS
> only answer queries from the private side, not the public side also.

Just put a "listen-on" directive in your /etc/named.conf (assuming you are
running bind 8). I use

listen-on {
192.168.0/24;
127/8;
};

You will of course need to modify this for your setup. Check the
documentation in the bind-doc package for details.

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