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I am stuck on configuring for my home server. Please tell me what I am missing. I've tried everything I could find on the web with no result.Below I've added a link to images with my current settings. Will appreciate any help.


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closed as off-topic by HopelessN00b Mar 8 '15 at 21:36

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Maybe BIND is not running on your server, or port 53 is blocked, maybe you did not configured at your registrar ( what your nameserver(s) is (

PING ( 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from icmp_req=1 ttl=242 time=142 ms


>dig @ 

; <<>> DiG 9.7.3 <<>> @
; (1 server found)
;; global options: +cmd
;; connection timed out; no servers could be reached


>dig NS
;            IN  NS

;; ANSWER SECTION:     2559    IN  NS     2559    IN  NS     2559    IN  NS
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