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In Bind 9.8.1 Ubuntu server 12.04, I configured ENUM (Electronic Number Mapping).

1) Create named.conf.enum file in /etc/bind named.conf.enum content:

zone "adras.af" { type master; file "/etc/bind/db.adras.af"; };

2) Include the named.conf.enum in named.conf file

include "/etc/bind/named.conf.enum";

3) Make the db.adras.af file:

$TTL 86400

e164.arpa. IN SOA servera.adras.af root.adrasnew.af. (

2004011522 ; Serial

21600 ; Refresh

3600 ; Retry

604800 ; Expire

3600 ; Minimum TTL

adras.af. IN NS servera.adras.af.


servera.adras.af. IN A IN NAPTR 10 100 "u" "E2U+sip" "!^.*$!sip:info@adrasnew.af!". NAPTR 10 101 "u" "E2U+h323" "!^.*$!h323:info@adrasnew.af!". NAPTR 10 102 "u" "E2U+msg" "!^.*$!mailto:info@adrasnew.af!". NAPTR 100 10 "U" "SIP+E2U" "!^.*$!sip:16133957218@adrasnew.af!".

I configured the ENUM in Bind 9 like above, Bind 9 was successfully restarted, when we test our configuration:

dig @ -t NAPTR

The server displays this message:

dig: couldn't get address for '@':not found

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you are querying the record you want to look up, you need to query the dns server.

dig @xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx NAPTR

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