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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bind9 reverse zone dns config error - CNAME

i am trying to set up a reverse zone for my bind dns server, under the subnet 192.168.0.65/29 my zone datafile looks like this: @ IN SOA server.example.com. server.example.com. ...
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Overriding some DNS entries in BIND for internal networks

I have an internal network with a DNS server running BIND, connected to the internet through a single gateway. My domain "example.com" is managed by an external DNS provider. Some of the entries in ...
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Nameserver setup Bind

I have setup a domain and nameservers as per below, but when I dig the domain, it is not working. The setup is as follows: I want a domain named iheartlotto.com, and the nameservers to be ...
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Bind Nameserver Setup

I setup bind on my debian box, and have setup my zone files to have my nameserver defined. When I dig, using for example: dig @123.456.789.123 ns1.mynameserver.com where 123.456.789.123 is the ...
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bind9 start fails on ubuntu, but i can't purge and reinstall

please help me, i screwed my server. root@...:/etc/apache2/sites-available# dpkg --configure -a Setting up bind9 (1:9.7.0.dfsg.P1-1ubuntu0.8) ... * Starting domain name service... bind9 ...
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bind9 proper recursion setup

If I remove recursion then I can't resolve external domains but can still resolve domains that are on the DNS server. What is the proper way to setup recursion correctly so external domains can still ...
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bind9 SOA issue

using DNSStuff site to run checks against our bind9 DNS servers and it's coming back with One or more SOA fields are outside recommended ranges. Values that are out of specifications could cause ...
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Samba4 as an Active Directory Controller and bind9 zones

I am trying to setup Samba4 as an active directory controller by following these two tutorials: http://www.matrix44.net/cms/notes/gnulinux/samba-4-ad-domain-with-ubuntu-12-04 ...
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RNDC is not reloading my ACL list in Bind, how can I make it reload without losing Cache?

I have two ACL's, one expired, and one authorized. When I make a change to the ACL and try: rndc reload and rndc reconfig I do not see that the ACL was refreshed. Any ideas?
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Overwriting Internet Ads with our own for our Proxy Server [closed]

We offer free internet access to customers. We proxy all we can to improve speed as it is a heavily used service. If not illegal, we would like to offer our own google and non google ads in places on ...
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What is a quicker DNS Setup?

We have two DNS servers that are restarted frequently to update ACL lists. The two servers are independent, and we have the second DNS server set to update its ACL lists 5 seconds after the first one ...
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Bind 10 - Reverse zone file error

As I stated in the title I have a problem with BIND 10 . More exactly , I am looking to make a reverse zone file. I am using BIND on Windows 7. I know, there were warnings about how ISC doesn't ...
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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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Do I need Bind for my dedicated server?

On the onset, would like to declare myself as a newbie, I have used managed servers before, this time around wanted to go for nginx, and my host did not have a control panel for nginx only, and ...
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BIND slave doesn't sync up with master until it is restarted

I have two DNS servers running BIND9, one master and one slave. When the zone file is updated on the master, I want the slave server to immediately start serving the changed record(s), but BIND is ...
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DNS Lookups no longer working - administratively prohibited

I'm running into a strange issue where my server now refuses to do DNS lookups (using bind). I use a CentOS box as an OpenVPN gateway and provide DNS service to the clients. For month everything was ...
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Priorities or ambiguos DNS reverse zone with Bind

In my internal DNS running on Bind9 all machines are available at up to 3 different domain names, i.e. all machines are listed as machine.legacy.domain and machine.new.domain. Some machines are joined ...
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How can I disable DNSSC for Google Apps (GMail) MX records on my authoritative domains?

I'm running a BIND Master / Slave setup with DNSSEC, but some of my domains use Google Apps for e-mail services. Google doesn't support DNSSEC and BIND doesn't like it at all. Log output: Sep 6 ...
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BIND with external web server [closed]

I am trying to get up and running my own DNS server but something is wrong. I do not get any error but when I access to www.example.org the page is not loaded. I am using Linux. My registered ...
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dns external lookup servfail

I assure you I have searched far and wide for a clue to this problem! I have a DNS server running CentOS 5.5 and BIND 9.3. Most external lookups work fine, but lookups on one particular domain ...
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how can I define subdomains for a subdomain in bind?

I have a domain "example.com" with subdomain "sub1.example.com" defined as an "A" record in the bind zone file. How can I define something like "sub2.sub1.example.com"?
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how to “match-clients” on Bind9 to match with IP of who use the DNS

I just setup a GeoDNS server with bind9.9.5 with geoip patch following this kind of configuration: http://www.caraytech.com/geodns/ The server dns work very well and geoip modules do the job. What ...
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How can I get bind to return the same dns answer as DNSMASQ returns?

As Dnsmasq does not support Views, I have installed and configured bind9. Everything works, however I am noticing on a specific entry that my bind server is not returning the same answer/response as ...
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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 and from ...
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Connecting local web server to local dns server

I have 1 local webserver "192.168.91.100" and 1 local DNS server "192.168.91.101" to do name resolve for the local web server. I have configured few zones in local DNS server. I wanted to link this ...
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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 ...