Infographic: HOWTO Troubleshoot DNS problems

This infographic from Orsyp details the troubleshooting process for a DNS error. Seasoned IT professionals can probably breeze through this infographic quickly and easily, understanding and relating to every point. Today’s infographic can become a helpful guide to those days when the technology you rely on begins to fail. I suggest giving today’s infographic a…… Continue reading Infographic: HOWTO Troubleshoot DNS problems

On The Bench: DNSMasq as a DNS Forwarder and DHCP Server

I have been pondering DNS resolution on small networks to solve problems that I am having with resolving name requests.  I wanted something simple, lightweight, tested, opensource.  I have dd-wrt and it uses DNSMasq and I find that will service my DHCPd needs, give me a dynamic naming interface, is well aware of the Windows…… Continue reading On The Bench: DNSMasq as a DNS Forwarder and DHCP Server