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I am new to webmin. I have followed https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rV9x6DVKxHg video tutorial for the setting up name servers.

But my Bind is not working now :( I am getting the following errors . I am using CENT OS .

[root@f9pix ~]#  /etc/init.d/named start
Starting named:
Error in named configuration:
zone localhost.localdomain/IN: loaded serial 0
zone localhost/IN: loaded serial 0
zone loaded serial 0
zone loaded serial 0
zone 0.in-addr.arpa/IN: loaded serial 0
zone f9pix.com/IN: NS 'ns1.f9pix.com' has no address records (A or AAAA)
zone f9pix.com/IN: not loaded due to errors.
_default/f9pix.com/IN: bad zone
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Learning DNS and system administration from a video... OMG –  bortzmeyer Oct 7 '12 at 20:14

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You did not add the A or AAAA record for your ns1.f9pix.com host that maps the name to the ipv4 or ipv6 addresses correspondingly. So, the bind complains. So, if this is the same f9pix host then add one more record for its IP address with name ns1 or fix SOA and NS records to point to f9pix.com host

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Please can explain me in details, i am using webmin ! I need Instruction to complete it ! –  Sandeep Kamble Oct 6 '12 at 10:29
sorry, I am not familiar with webmin. –  Serge Oct 6 '12 at 10:32
@SandeepKamble try to follow doxfer.webmin.com/Webmin/… to add A record for name ns1.f9pix.com that points to its IP address in the zone f9pix.com –  Serge Oct 6 '12 at 10:40
okay i am reading it ! lets see –  Sandeep Kamble Oct 6 '12 at 11:34

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