[Pdns-users] best way to persist a large hosts file
matt.farey at gmail.com
Mon Dec 11 16:54:58 UTC 2006
I have half a million entries in a hosts file on my gateway, a
workaround to prevent access to these sites while dns is loading.
Can anyone please suggest a way I can persistently load these into a
database so that each time the Pdns service restarts it doesn't have to
parse a 12MB file! (which on my old machine takes 30 hour!)
For instance if it means I have to install MySQL (of which I have
experience - I'm a web developer) I will happily do that, but please can
someone give me a few pointers since I am newbie at Pdns! :)
Thanks for any help.
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