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How to configure DNS server in Ubuntu?

I have a static IP address that needs to be assigned to a parked domain.

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I might have misunderstood your problem but if you want to point a dns entry to your machine you don't need your own dns server. You can do that using the control panel where you bought the domain.

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If it's a local domain, in your LAN, you can just edit /etc/hosts, add the IP and domain.

If it's a public domain, and the nameservers are set to your provider, you just need to "tell" the nameservers point to your (public) IP address.

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Sorry to post to a rather old post. I didn't realize. –  Tuinslak Oct 6 '09 at 7:33

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