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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With bind, is it possible to define one particular A record for any domain?

I want to publish the auto-discovery wpad record for any domain the client is in, without having to declare those domains in my DNS server. Is it possible to define a record for any domain. Such that ...
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Split horizon bind dns server setup

I have two servers. The first is a publicly accessible one held by my web host to which the domain example.com is assigned. The second server is my company's private LAN server which has bind dns ...
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Reverse DNS is not working

I got a mail server that can't send outbound because I don't have my reverse dns entries correct. Admittedly at first I knew it wasn't configured properly but from every single example I could find on ...
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bind9 configure forward zone for local domain without DNSSEC for this zone only

I have a working DNS server for local domain mydomain.local. I am trying to configure bind9 to work in default configuration, except for this zone, for which I want to forward queries to local DNS ...
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what happens if the authoritative DNS servers and the NS records don't agree

What happens if the NS records in a zone don't agree with the root nameserver delegation for that same zone? In other words, if a registrar knows that the authoritative nameservers for example.com ...
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DNS Slave server default limits on transfers?

We have a slave dns server that has been working fine for 2 years. Today we got reached over 100 zones and the slave gives us this error message on the last 2 domains Sep 15 20:27:19 ns1 named[992]: ...
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Bind Server issue: Can not nslookup from client when DNS Master is down, but still can connect to Internet

I setup 2 Bind servers on Ubuntu Server 14.04. The first one is Master DNS and the second is Slave. I have a DHCP server running isc-dhcp-server and assign 2 DNS Server IP for clients Everything seem ...
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dhcpd not pushing ddns updates to bind

BIND and DHCPD are configured but as far as I can tell DHCPD makes no attempt to even send Dynamic DNS update to BIND. I can manually add records using nsupdate with the same key I have configured ...
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bind: blackhole for invalid recursive queries?

I have a name server that's publicly accessible since it is the authoritative name server for a couple of domains. Currently the server is flooded with faked type ANY requests for isc.org, ripe.net ...
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bind: “nsupdate -l” failed with status “update failed: REFUSED”

I just switched to bind 9.9.5 dynamic DNS feature with semi-automatic manage of DNSSEC entries, the whole process went good and my zone files were updated well, but now I can't update or add entries ...
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Split DNS Bind9 views match-client request IP

I'm pulling my hair out over this one. I am trying to control/redirect specific traffic to use googles dns entries or to use a blackhole zone using BIND9 views on my ubuntu server. Psuedo: If ...
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Resolve DNS Misconfiguration abuse complaint

Today i received a abuse complaint about my dns server. Translation courtesy of Froggiz Hi, The CERT-FR has been informed by one of his partner that one or more domain name server (DNS) ...
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DNS resolution speed

I'm trying to speed up my webpage load time in distant locations. My server is located in Germany and I installed the second one in LA, CA. Then I configured BIND to return LA IP for clients from ...
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The right way to set up master and slave nameservers

I'm wondering about the proper way to set up a master and slave DNS. I read somewhere that your master DNS server should not have an NS record in your zone file - that's sort of secret and then your ...
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Correct way to configure similar prefixes for 2 A records / servers in BIND file?

My domain provider's config tool doesn't seem to support what I'm trying to do and I'm unsure of the proper BIND syntax for the below - any pointers appreciated! I've got separate physical production ...
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Root hints in Ubuntu

I've checked the /etc/bind/db.root text file and all the root name server IPs are current (I've checked the IPs one by one). So BIND9 reads this file and knows how to find root servers. The output of ...
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Bind9 MUST be restarted for DNS server to work on every restart [closed]

I followed this very nice tutorial to make my first DNS server on Debian Jessie (on my Raspberry Pi). It seems to have worked fine. I can ping: ping myhostname.mydomain and it works fine. The ...
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Need some explanation about BIND9 cache

Cache of BIND is kinda of a "Black hole" for me. I know about TTL and that it can be overridden. I know that there's a way to dump cache into a file that could be viewed in a text editor. But, still, ...
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Disable bind 9.3.6 hostname disclosure

I've bind 9.3.6. How can I disable hostname disclosure ? Issue link http://www.iss.net/security_center/reference/vuln/bind-hostname-disclosure.htm Thanks.
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how to configure the internal dns?

System:centos 6.5 , bind version:bind-9.8.2-0.17.rc1.el6_4.6.x86_64 I must set up an internal dns , i am not geek new for network jobs so sorry for if it is an idiot question. My centos system cannot ...
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DHCP failover/DNS not working when primary server is offline

In a VMware environment we deploy daily many new virtual hosts and for this we need a failover DHCP/DNS. Based of CentOS 7 I setup two virtual hosts as failover DHCP and dynamic DNS (dns01/dns02). I ...
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BIND9 logging gets too verbose (too chatty) for my taste

I've configured logging in my BIND9 server and I have 2 log files: 1) debug.log; 2) query.log. The second one is Okay. No complaints so far. But the first one is too verbose (too chatty) for me. Like ...
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SSH fails with host not found, but NSLookup finds that host

I have a small business network with several servers on it. To simplify things, I added a BIND9 DNS server on one of them, with entries for each of the local machines, i.e. vpn.example.com, ...
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Why are my MX records not being found and working [closed]

Ok I have been racking my brain for hours and have read every article I can find about MX records. I am just not sure why mine have stopped working. Here are my current MX records: Domain ...
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How to deal with growing BIND9 log files

My DNS server's logs are the text files that growing too fast and one of them is already over 30 MB in size. I didn't set up the max. file sizes. I would prefer just to manually delete the lines ...
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Is it possible to split a domain using dns Bind9

I have a domain (example.com) that the hosts are split in several different networks/places. Most of these hosts are hosted in our office. What i am trying to do is configure a zone that resolves ...
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Allow recursive bind9 queries only for forwarded zone

My situation is as follows: On a VPS, I want to run multiple DNS seeders for cryptocurrencies. These are a custom application that run a "fake" DNS server that answers A queries with known IP ...
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Named on AIX (5.3) - DIG won't find hosts without FQDN?

Ok I'm a newb to AIX and Named, so hopfully I'm just missing something easy. :) The goal is to just have smooth DNS lookups in this goofy Windows workgroup/AIX DNS setup (it will change eventually, ...
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Is answering a DNS Query to “local” or “home” with no answer section correct?

We're running a private recursive DNS (bind 9.10.3) for a small group of people outside our network to speed-up their browsing speed. I've noticed recently that our server is answering queries with ...
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DiG 9.9.5-3ubuntu0.5-Ubuntu status refused

Just upgraded my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS system to 14.04 LTS and now the bind9 / DNS system does not work properly anymore. dig google.de ; <<>> DiG 9.9.5-3ubuntu0.5-Ubuntu <<>> ...
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Unable to bind OSX 10.9 to Active Directory 2008

I am struggling to bind OSX 10.9 to a 2008 r2 Active Directory. I can join the domain fine when I boot into Windows from the same machine. From OSX I can find the domain controller successfully and ...
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Bind DNS server not responding to any requests

I'm running bind on a CentOS 6.7 VPS, but I can't manage to make it respond to requests. I'm not sure, but I'm kinda suspecting some conflicts between m and loopback interfaces. Here is my ifconfig: ...
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Iodine behind BIND9

I have a server which hosts a domain and two my own nameservers for the domain. Everything works fine. Now I want to setup Iodine. For the nameserves I use BIND. I have read and did everything on the ...
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How to create new zones on a slave dns server automatically when new zones are added to the master dns server?

For a long time I have used a single dns server. Now I want to create a secondary dns server to use as backup. I can create slave zones manually for all my domains and they get updated correctly. But ...
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DNS not working in OVH VPS [closed]

Hello I tried to connect my domain fumesy.com with my VPS. I bought domain from namesilo. When I try to point it to the DNS I have (vps208704.ovh.net and sdns2.ovh.net) I receive a error: This is ...
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nsupdate for Windows with GSSAPI

I'm looking for solution how to use nsupdate from BIND utils with Kerberos in Windows environment. In Linux I have same utils compiled with GSSAPI support, but in Windows I unfortunately don't know ...
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Excessive CPU Utilization for Bind 9.8.1 `named` processes

I just noticed that named is eating vast amounts of CPU time for a very small network with only a few domains. Can someone help me determine what is misconfigured, please? Or how to debug this. top ...
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Ubuntu Server - Configuring BIND9 and Apache to serve domain and subdomains [closed]

First off, let me apologise for a perhaps vague question. I need some pointers on how to configure the setup describe below. I'm not asking for finished configuration file, but I'm failing to piece ...
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How to properly configure BIND forward zone for an internal DNS server?

I have: internal DNS server ns1.internal with IP 192.168.0.4. external DNS server with an external TLD mydns.example.com and internal IP 192.168.0.5. It's accessible both from the Internet (via a ...
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Can not make rollerd sign zone DNSSEC

I am trying to setup a DNSSEC-server with BIND 9.8.1. I followed the tutorial at https://www.howtoforge.com/configuring-dnssec-on-bind9-9.7.3-on-debian-squeeze-ubuntu-11.10 Everything seems to work ...
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How to configure Bind9 as forwarder only?

I need to configure a DNS forwarder server and so far I've stumped over this tutorial. See the config below. My issue is that I don't want to block clients(i.e. goodclients) from accessing the server ...
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GLUE Records inconsistences [duplicate]

I have configured a DNS server into a vultr VPS in order to be authoritive for my goddady domain example.com This is the current configuration of my DNS zone: ; DNS Servers @ IN ...
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Does PTR record format affect the reputation of the mail server

I wanted to know if the format of PTR record effect the reputation of the mail server for example:- Exmaple:-1 dig -X 162.254.148.198 (this ip belongs to mail.setopati.com) ;; ANSWER SECTION: ...
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BIND9 denying queries from IPs outsite localnet (External IPs) on Ubuntu

BIND9 denying queries from IPs outsite localnet (External IPs) on Ubuntu. options { listen-on port 53 { any; }; directory "/var/bind"; allow-query ...
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Should I use /etc/bind/zones/ or /var/cache/bind/?

Each tutorial seems to have a different opinion on this. For my ISC BIND zones, should I use /etc/bind/zones/ or /var/cache/bind/? In the last install, I used /var/cache/bind/ but only because I was ...
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Why bind is slowly than public dns providers

We have bind 9.8.1.dfsg.P1-4ubuntu0.13 in ubuntu 12.04, which is running on not heavily loaded server (load average: 0.19, 0.12, 0.13) and serving requests for small office network with macos and ...
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/var/log/messages named network unreachable. Looks like a security issue

I'm wondering if there is a security breach on my server. I was previewing the /var/log/messages file and I've been receiving a lot logging in and out and then some messages about "network unreachable ...
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Configuring BIND as nameserver -> pingdom error

I've installed Webmin + Virtualmin on my CentOS 7 server, I'm hosting multiple sites but I would like to use the server as my nameserver for all my domains. I'll try to be as precise as I can in ...
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ubuntu bind reverse look up fails

When I test my reverse zone from local machine by host ip, it says it is ok. 1.2.3.4.in-addr.arpa domain name pointer host.domain.co. however when i use tools like mxtoolbox or dnsstuff i get these ...
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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; ...