BIND is a free, open source software implementation of the Domain Name System (DNS) protocols. The name BIND stands for "Berkeley Internet Name Domain", because the software originated in the early 1980s at the University of California at Berkeley. BIND is currently maintained and developed by the ...

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Caching DNS server returns invalid ip address for external lookups

I'm trying to resolve a DNS issue and am running short of ideas. Google doesn't seem to be helping, either. When I use my local caching name server to resolve external host names, it always returns ...
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Are there other Dnsmasq type programs that can return client specific tables?

We are using Dnsmasq, we have several entries that are working well. What we are looking for is to return a different config file for specific ip addresses. i.e: When ever ip 1.2.3.4 connects, it ...
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BIND 9.10 constantly killed on FreeBSD 10.0 with out of swap space

In one of our slave DNS servers BIND, version bind910-9.10.0P2_3, constantly get killed with the following message in /var/log/messages: Jul 30 01:00:10 cinnabar kernel: pid 602 (named), uid 53, was ...
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Anyone knows what 173lo.com is - top entry on my BIND DNS server

Administer a DNS server running BIND DNS. We use dnstop to monitor queries. I have 173lo.com as top query with highest count and I'm wondering what the domain is, I can't find really useful ...
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Automatic way to increase zone file serial number by one in BIND9

I've a BIND9 server with a lot of zones and I need to increase the serial number of the zone files by one. Some zones are using the YYYYMMDDXX format but other zones just increase it by one, as they ...
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BIND9 wildcard and unqualified name

When an unqualified name (a name without a terminating dot) is encountered in a zone file, BIND9 appends the origin value ($ORIGIN directive) to it. Example: ns.domain.tld. IN A SERVER_IP ...
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DNS zone transfer interval

I've never made a change to a DNS record before. In researching the DNS servers I inherited (Solaris 5.6 with BIND v9.2.3), I found that DNS_A (private) is the primary DNS server and it replicates to ...
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Is it acceptable (or possible) to use an IP Address as a nameserver entry for a domain name? [duplicate]

I am attempting to use bind9 on my linux VPS to "host" the zone files for my domain name. My confusion is that my VPS's hostname is that domain name. If a client were to look up ns1.mydomain.com and ...
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How can I selectively override some A records on a Bind DNS Server?

I'm guessing there has to be a reasonable way to solve my issue but I'm trying to get some advice on a best practice to implement. I have recently moved to a Web Design company and we need to be able ...
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Export Bind-DLZ data to traditional named.conf?

I'm looking to convert a Bind-DLZ based setup to a PowerDNS based setup. To do this, I would like to use the zone2sql tool that comes with PowerDNS. Sadly, this tool skips right over the DLZ defined ...
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Webmin slave DNS

I setup slave DNS server for my master, I configured everything, all domains was transfered to the slave server, I can add new domain, edit existing domain, but in the logs I've got problems. There ...
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Unable to connect to localhost or local ip but can connect to other servers or websites

I have a server with nginx|bind|mysql installed, everything is working fine but I am unable to connect to localhost or any websites hosted on server. I tried pinging and wget and none of them work ...
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How do I get Ubuntu to pick up proper DNS routes over PPTP?

So here is my scenario. I have setup an Ubuntu 14.04 PPTP server setup at a remote site and it is working just fine. I can connect clients remotely via Linux & Windows. I can also ssh and RDP to ...
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BIND 9: Testing the Reverse zone gives error, NS '' has no address records (A or AAAA)

I am trying to create a ptr record. I read a tutorial on https://help.ubuntu.com/10.04/serverguide/dns-configuration.html and now I have spend almost the whole day to fix it but could not figure out ...
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Managing multiple equal zones with DNSSEC

I run an authoritative name server (BIND), and I have a few dozens domain with identical zone files, i.e. they all use /etc/bind/db.default3. I’m considering deploying DNSSEC on my server, but so far ...
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bind9 restart fails - saying permission error

am new here, i will be happy if i get some clue from you for my issue, i have installed the bind9 in Ubuntu, it was successful in install and able to see the bind9 running, then did a config based ...
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Failed to find name servers of example.com/IN

Wow. Made it through PHP, JS, bash, C++ before I had to ask a question. Apparently DNS is my Achilles heel. Here goes: Failed to find name servers of example.com/IN. I guess I'm lacking a basic ...
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How to refer DNS queries to another NS?

A domain of mine, example.com, is handled by NS server1 (as configured in the domain registrar). But now I want it to be handled by a different NS, say server2, without changing the NS in the domain ...
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DNS Setup - Complex Setup - Need Ideas

I have a very weird situation here. I have a Sonicwall VPN firewall, i can only use L2tp vpn for each Windows 2008 r2 Client using the windows built in vpn. Why? The Sonicwall GlobalVPN Client does ...
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Bind9 - local configuration is it important

I have a dedicated server and i have DNS and web server on the same server. To configure the DNS i have used BIND ... BIND comes with default configuration for localhost like 127, 0 , 255 and ...
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Cannot set MX of other server on my domain

in bind, i am trying to set MX servers for my domain, but i get the domainname.com appended to the MX server. i do now know how to avoid it. here is my entry in MX zone file example.com. 120 IN ...
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Why is BIND 9.8.4 using a lot more CPU time than BIND 9.7.0?

I recently migrated a small DNS setup from one machine to another. The only thing that changed was the version of bind in use: root@old_box:~ $ named -V BIND 9.7.0-P1 built with '--prefix=/usr' ...
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nxdomain - host not found

I have 2 domains in the same server(Linux). (The ip addresses are only examples) server: 192.168.1.20 domain1: server1.example.com domain2: server2.example.com cat /etc/resolv.conf # ...
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nast.denic.de denies nameserver with code 106

I've got the following bind9 configuration and seem not to be able to find the source of nast.denic.de's problem on that: @ IN SOA ns.ggkthx.eu. admin.ggkthx.eu. ( 2014070809 ; serial ...
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Suggestions required for Internal DNS

I'm setting up new server environment consist of 70+ servers all running Linux (Redhat/CentOS mixed.) I want to setup a couple of DNS server (primary/secondary) to be used/configured on all servers ...
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Supporting writes on bind9 failover

I want to set up a redundant DNS based on Bind9, including failover for write operations. I have DHCP dynamically update DNS based on client hostnames, and I need this functionality to continue to ...
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Reverse DNS zones, are they gluable?

Our DNS infrastructure is a bit fractured. We have multiple separate DNS servers for different parts of the company. However, we do still have some interchange issues. Right now a server from ...
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CNAME in @ (BIND) [duplicate]

Can I put something like this in my .zone file? @ IN CNAME srvr-01.foo.bar. Or is that invalid? If it's invalid, how can I redirect visitors from mydomain.com to the server ...
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BIND 9.8.2 not giving A record for “dig domain.xxx ANY”

I got problem with my BIND 9.8.2 setup. After configuring master zone which works fine I've noticed that I cannot get a list of all A records using the dig utility with the ANY option. Here are some ...
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Local DNS fails when another interface is connected

I have a LAN with a Linux server running BIND for addressing of local computers. When a workstation is connected to the local network (where there is no Internet access), I can successfully address ...
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DNS hierarchy with bind [closed]

I'm doing a project from class in which I want to simulate a dns hierarchy that works as the global internet dns hierarchy. The structure is like this: Hierarchy So all the requests will be sent to ...
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BIND DNS SERVFAIL ERROR

I am attempting to setup a bind DNS server for use with a domain I recently registered using No-IP. I registered my DNS server with No-IP using ns1.mydomain.net and ns2.mydomain.net pointing to the ...
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Configuring bind9 to resolve all queries to the same IP

I am trying to configure a DNS server on Ubuntu 13.10, so that any DNS query inside our local network would be resolved to 192.168.0.101. I have tried different things, followed a few tutorial, but ...
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BIND9 , restrict RNDC controls to specific views

I have a BIND9 installation where the zones are partitioned in different views. I'd like to restrict the RNDC controls to this specific views. Example: I want a RNDC client to be allowed to delete ...
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Can one server do DNS for a domain and a subdomain?

I have a situation where I need to replace the nameservers for both a.b.c and b.c. I'd rather not have to dedicate two machines to this. I've been reading about multi-homing but the examples all ...
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DNS troubleshooting and Bind Error

When we access carsizler.com by domain name it takes too much time, but when we access the site by IP (103.225.77.2) it opens very quickly without any delay. Can you help us determine what the problem ...
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Wildcard in named.conf.local (Ubuntu/Bind)

I'have a ton of domains I want to park using the same template. I've made all neccesary changes to my nameserver. Currently, I have to add an entry to named.conf.local for each domain that I'm ...
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DHCPD assigning wrong DNS server

I just installed two Ubuntu 14.04LTS servers. The first one I installed bind9 and isc-dhcp-server on. The second one was left as installed to use DHCP. I created a new private network using VMware ...
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Windows DNS as secondary to BIND Master

Could someone please explain to me the process of setting up DNS on Windows Server 2008 as a secondary to a BIND DNS Master. The BIND master is setup and operating correctly as a Nameserver. I'm ...
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Remap domain onto subdomain using bind

I have a domain internal.example.com and a second domain foo.bar.com. Each of these domains has their own bind9 instance. I would like to be able to access records in foo.bar.com using the subdomain ...
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BIND as secondary DNS to Windows Server 2012. Windows complains that BIND is “not authoritative”

Short version How do I tell BIND to be authoritative for a zone that it is a secondary master for? I think I understand the meaning of authoritative but ... maybe not. I want it to be a secondary to ...
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Setting up Reverse DNS - SERVFAIL error

I am using Ubuntu Server and installed BIND9 so I could set up a DNS server. I am tying to configure Reverse DNS. Here is my /etc/bind/named.conf.local file: zone "grupolar.com" in{ type master; ...
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bind-sdb does not query for wildcard entry

I have successfully set up Bild with LDAP on a Fedora VM. The Problem is, bind-sdb simply does not query wildcard entries. When I do: nslookup doesnotexist.example.com. 127.0.0.1 The LDAP server ...
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BIND/Linux limiting concurrent UDP connections

I'm seeing an issue where the number of concurrent UDP connections to BIND appears to be getting limited. I've previously increased recursive-clients in named.conf and I've increased the socket limit ...
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cname and wordpress domain map

I have a domain like this (www.example.com.br) and I'm also the manager for the domain and the nameservers too (the nameservers are Bind). Now I have a blog from wordpress.com and I wanted to map ...
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migrating site to new ip - some computers still see the old site

I have moved the site domain.com from ip.1.1.1 to ip.2.2.2. I have changed the A records in bind on the DNS. My local DNS is set to google's (8.8.8.8, 8.8.4.4), so for me, the issue was resolved in ...
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What can I do to prevent BIND from outputting these logs

I recently noticed that BIND has been producing a large amount of logs in /var/syslog relating to one particular server (ezdns) Jun 3 03:29:24 overlook named[6586]: success resolving ...
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Reverse lookup SERVFAIL

I just set up a DNS server and a web server using Virtualbox. The IP address of the DNS server is 192.168.56.101 and the web server 192.168.56.102. Here are my configuration files for the DNS server: ...
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Caching issue with Centos forwarding DNS server

I installed a Forwarding DNS server on Centos 5.10 and it is resolving addresses e.g google.com. When I stopped named (service named stop) and tried to dig (dig @localhost A google.com) there was a ...
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Bind9 External Reverse Lookup DNS Problems

I have a problem with a group of bind9 DNS servers running on Centos 5.10 The servers are on an internal network and are NATed from the internet facing network architecture to allow external ...