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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DNS delegation does not work

I am quite newcomer to BIND and am trying to understand why is my environment not working. I have 3 DNS servers, ns1.ixlabs.net, ns2.ixlabs.net and ns1.plesk.ixlabs.net. ns1 and ns2 on ixlabs, are ...
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Bind slave slow to update zones

I two Bind servers in a master/slave configuration. When the serial is incremented on the master zone file, it takes longer than expect for the zone to update on the slave. I have replicated 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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Cannot enable GSS-TSIG updates from Active Directory in BIND 9.10

I’m with a problem trying to enable GSS-TSIG with BIND 9.10. Before I start describing what I’ve done, I would like to say that I’ve already done this in in another domain without any problems. So I ...
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Graph Bind9 requests statistic with Cacti: named.stats => Permission denied

I set up, sometimes ago, a Cacti plugin on a Linux Debian that allows to collect DNS statistics, through SNMP/rndc queries, for generating beautiful graphics. It was working fine until some weeks ...
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iptables traffic redirection for multiple public ips

On my linux machine I have: - one physical interface eth0 with the public ip x.x.x.x - one logical interface eth0:0 with the public ip t.t.t.t - BIND DNS listening to t.t.t.t If I ping t.t.t.t from ...
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How to configure DNS server to forward queries about particular domain AND all of its subdomains

I have DNS server (linux box with bind9), which is authorative for some domains, and forward all other queries to external DNS server of my ISP provider. So far no problem. Now I want that queries ...
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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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RHEL5 - Bind doesn't return IPv6 records

I've got two DNS resolvers: RHEL5 - BIND 9.7.0-P2-RedHat-9.7.0-17.P2.el5_9.2 RHEL6 - BIND 9.8.2rc1-RedHat-9.8.2-0.17.rc1.el6_4.4 The configuration is exactly the same, both DNS servers are not ...
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Bind9 stops responding when router loses internet connectivity

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server which is acting as a router. So one interface (wan port) has internet access and the second interface (lan port) doesn't. All traffic from the lan port is masqueraded and ...
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Setting up a DNS name server for a mass virtual host with Bind9

I am trying to set up a chrooted DNS name server in a local LAN like this everyone connected in the LAN can have access to the mass virtual hosts defined for a development ambience without having to ...
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Install bind9.8 on Debian 6

As I am setting up a Samba4 domain, I would like to install Bind9.8, however, it is not in backports, and using testing would upgrade many other packages to testing. Any suggestions?
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Split DNS configuration: can't update external zone from internal system using nsupdate

I have set up a single DNS server with bind9 and a split dns configuration so that all internal requests for my domain name get the internal IP address, and all requests from outside my network get ...
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Why is Bind not seemingly not reloading my ACL's on service reload?

I have a two views setup on my ubuntu server: acl members-nl { 1.2.3.4; }; acl members-eu { }; I had the IP 1.2.3.4 inside members-eu and did service bind9 reload - its not taking affect. I ...
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Router as primary DNS server, Server as alternate? (or vice versa)

We have a very small business network, with a typical cable modem hooked into a DD-WRT router. We also run a basic CentOS server that does a variety of things, including acting as the primary DNS ...
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Can I completely remove the Windows DNS in favour of BIND9 in an AD network?

I would like to remove the DNS feature of Windows Domain Controllers and point the DNS servers to our BIND9 servers. I know it's possible to setup coexistence but this requires a number of extra ...
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Cisco 3560-X and Bind9 DDNS integration

Experts, In an infrastructure I'm currently working on, we have one Cisco 3560-X as a core switch and an internal Bind9 DNS server. The 3560 is acting as the DHCP server. BIND9 currently has names of ...
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One Public IP, Private IPs, DNS Server and Multiple Servers [closed]

I have lots of unanswered questions about these topics. So, lets begin. First off all, I'm not a server and networking guru. I'm a regular PHP developer. And I've read allmost all of the articles ...
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dns zone configuration incorrect

i'm trying to ping mail.example.com but failed. base on my below zone configuration. Did I configure anything wrong? $TTL 604800 ; 1 week @ IN SOA serverad.example.com. root.example.com. ( ...
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My reverse zone doesn't work

I'm trying to configure my reverse zones on Centos server. I've read many articles and it looks like I'm doing everything right and don't know what to check or fix next. The following is a part of my ...
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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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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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Bind9 DNS resolves full domain to localhost

I have set up a Bind9 DNS server on my development VM which is running Debian Wheezy. My addresses resolve from my host machine (Win7) to my dev VM, and I can ping from there. Internally on the VM, I ...
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Evaluating nameserver

We are planning to set up our own dns-server for managing all our subdomians. I wan't to set the leasetime to 1 hour. We going to expect a peak amount of 20 Million DNS requests per hour. I want to ...
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Problems with nameservers

you are my last hope. I spent the last 2 days trying configure BIND on my CentOS 5.9 with nameservers in resolv.conf. Then I ask help to my hosting, they said: Hello, You must register your own ...
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LTSP remote app and 127.0.0.1

I have installed SP on Ubuntu 14.04 and configured fat clients to run Apache. And the clients will run Firefox and Chrome applications from the Server using ltsp-remoteapps. FYI, I have configured ...
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Intranet NameServer for Public Domain [closed]

I have registered a domain name domain.co and have a intranet DNS server (BIND) which is serving the queries. I want this domain and dns to be discoverable by anyone in the network without making any ...
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'www.', nameservers, and DNS records

TL;DR: 'www.' doesn't work, haven't got BIND configuration right yet. I have a domain name, let's call it 'example.co.uk'. I have my own server with several websites on it, all expressed with the ...
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Resolve root domain to IP, forward all other sub domains to public DNS

This is my zones file zone "domain.com"{ type master; file "/etc/bind/db.override"; }; zone "cpanel.domain.com"{ type forward; forwarders { 8.8.8.8;8.8.4.4; }; ...
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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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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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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?