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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Forwarding requests made to Windows DNS server for a domain it's authoritative for but doesn't have a record matching the request, onto BIND?

Is it possible on a Windows DNS server to have it forward/proxy requests for a domain it's authoritative for but doesn't have a record matching the request.. onto another server like a BIND server ? ...
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Unknown RR type in named - SRV exchange record

I am trying to add an SRV record on Fedora 20 x64 on bind 9. The record should reroute the mail for excahnge to a different port. So I add this SRV record: _sumbission._tcp IN SRV ...
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MaraDNS - location of zone configuration file

Does anyone use MaraDNS instead of BIND9? I've installed 1.4.2 on my VPS (Debian 7 x32) in OVH.fr and looked through the documentation. As I conclude, mararc configuration file should be located in ...
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How to automatically rewrite response records obtained using recursion in BIND?

I'm using Bind 9.9.4 on a hypervisor (lets call the hypervisor A) for VMs. The hypervisor has a VPN connection to a different host (lets call it B), which also has a public IP. The bind on hypervisor ...
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Set up BIND9 as DNS Firewall

With OpenDNS now needing one to be on the pro package to have filtering turned on, being on a tight budget, we are in need of free DNS filtering. After reading this link on how to block domains with ...
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Why does nslookup not return what I am expecting from my bind server? (RPZ configured)

Prior to this question I was looking for some help in finding a way to return a different response to querying clients based on their IP Address. The question was answered here: How can I selectively ...
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Can DNS RPZ firewalls protect against IP Access?

I am looking into DNS-RPZ firewalls. Can they protect against users browsing to http://{ip-address}? If so how does that work? Given no name resolution is required?
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Performance impact hijacking A records within RPZ on BIND?

Has anyone who has implemented RPZ within BIND on a large scale (i.e. query load at least ~1000 QPS per server) had an opportunity to measure the performance impact of RPZ within an A-record only ...
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RPZ in Bind and wildcards

I'n not sure if this is possible. I am able to setup a DNS with RPZ zones for blacklisted domains and whitelisted domains. The problem is that I want to whitelist only a couple domains while ...
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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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Automatically sync all zones between BIND 9

Is there a way to automatically synchronize all zones between BIND (9) servers so that I don't have to add zones to the slave when I add them to the master?
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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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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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Plesk 11 named.conf Failed

I am using PSA for my web and mail hosting with CentOS. When I reboot the server and when I start PSA, it says an error occurred: service named failed. I did a little research and the named.conf ...
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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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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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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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How to setup redundant dns and dhcp servers with automatic dns updates on Ubuntu?

I'm trying to configure two virtual servers running Ubuntu to act as primary and secondary DNS and DHCP servers in my lan. I was able to get bind9 working as master and slave DNS servers. I was able ...
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bind9 and multiple zone master based on domains

Is it possible to setu bind9 as a caching server, but for specific domains to use one zone master and for the nonspecified to use another zone master? Our setup: Inhouse there is a DNS-server, which ...
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Apache 1 virtual host definition listening on 2 ips - how?

We have a couple of complex virtual host definitions in our httpd.conf file. What I mean by that is: <VirtualHost .....> .... </VirtualHost> What I mean by complex is that they are ...
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How to DNSSEC Sign Bind9 Reverse Zone

I'm using bind9 and dnssec-keygen/dnssec-signzone. I've had no problem signing my forward zones however I cannot seem to find any documentation on signing reverse zones. What is the process for this?
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Bind FORMERR errors in syslog

I've recently switched out a failed router... and, a while later, I discovered a lot (at least an order or magnitude more than the number of queries) of errors reported in /var/log/syslog - of the ...
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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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MULTIPLE A Records for server hosting mail, dns and www on ONE IP

Could not find an answer, really. So I have a server running having one ip address assigned. The server is hosting www, dns and mail. This is how I tried to configure it (excerpt): IN ...
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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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DHCP-defined local DNS address isn't responding [closed]

I set up a bind DNS server on 10.0.0.2 on my network. named.conf looks like this: options { directory "/var/named"; pid-file "/run/named/named.pid"; auth-nxdomain yes; ...
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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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DNSSEC auto signing and file handling

I would like to know how files are handled in a auto-dnssec environment. My current setup (non-DNSSEC) places the zones files in /var/named/data. These files are then read by the bind server. If I ...
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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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DDNS, BIND and leftover .jnl files

I have configured BIND and ISC DHCPD to work together (using keys for updates). Now it's not that it does not work at all: forward maps etc are most often added. However, very often, for no apparent ...
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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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bind view clause causes fail

I'm trying to setup views in my bind9 configuration. I use ubuntu 10.04. When I add view "general" { match-clients { any; }; }; I try to reload bind9 and rndc but it fails. rndc: 'reload' ...
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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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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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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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Bind Statistics (How to graph them into Cacti)

I have seen a couple of post on SF like; Find out how many DNS Queries/month via WHM or SSH? Nameserver usage I want to graph statistics on 2 bind resolvers and 2 bind authoritative servers (into ...
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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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Connecting to RDS database from EC2 instance using bind9 CNAME alias

Update: it's working by now. Turns out I was missing a valid DNS forwarder inside the named.conf.options file. I'm trying to get internal DNS up and running on a EC2 instance. The main goal is to be ...
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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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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 ...