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 server name with vps directspace

I apologize about my english. I have vps directspace.net not private ip, when I buy this I put ns1.computereconomy.com and ns2.computereconomy.com I am trying to make a dns server but is hard. I ...
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Trouble with resolving hostnames on CentOS using Bind

I'm taking a course on server administration at school and I have managed to set up virtual hosting in apache and a dns server on a virtual machine. However, I have now set up an old pc to run CentOS ...
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Bind forwarding with split domain

With a zone in bind, is it possible to split up the zone between two servers (internal and external for example) and have the internal server resolve requests for 'bar.com'. If the record isn't in in ...
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named-checkzone falsely identifying my out-of-zone MX records as CNAME. Why?

So, my server's primary hostname is internet.practiceofcode.com. This is defined as an A record, and the reverse lookup has been correctly configured: # host -t a internet.practiceofcode.com ...
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reverse lookup not working with my own nameservers for any internet address

I have two DNS servers running. With internal addresses it is no problem to look them up both ways: user@ns1:~$ man named.conf user@ns1:~$ host vh01 vh01.example.de has address 192.168.180.4 user@ns1:~...
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How do you set up a slave zone on zoneedit.com?

Simple question -- I'm trying to run a slave DNS server on zoneedit.com, with a primary serving runnning on my own bind9 instance on an Ubuntu server. Zoneedit does not provide any support/how-to ...
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How to setting up a local DNS server in LAN

I'm using BIND9 in Ubuntu to setup a local DNS that is shared by a LAN. Here is what I want to achieve: The BIND9 server and Apache server sits on 192.168.1.65 and currently the web server is ...
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How to implement BIND and MSDNS in one Domain

We are about to setup a new web platform with a mix of Linux servers and MS servers, we are planning to utilise MSDNS for our AD domain and MS servers and will use Bind for our root nameservers for ...
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Setting Up My Server to Do DNS On OpenSuse 11.3

I am attempting to use my server to be a DNS server. I am having trouble getting the domain setup. Here is what I have so far: /var/lib/named/master/andydaykin.com: $TTL 2d @ IN SOA ...
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Multiple apache web server Redirect

I'm running my own DNS server and can manage my company domnain via my ISP. I have 1 public IP address external request to www.mydomain.com and mail.domain.com is pass to my old local web server @ ...
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Visualizing DNS named query logs

Anyone out has suggestions as to what is available for visualizing logs produced by named?
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BIND master trying to update through NAT

Good morning, all! Just a quick question on BIND behaviour on a RHEL machine: Current setup is 1 master, 3 slaves. When I change a record and issue a reload, the master apparently broadcasts the ...
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How to add a CNAME record?

On PowerDNS on a Raspberry, I have recursor pointing to Google (8.8.8.8) and only one zone file and it contains: $ORIGIN abc.co.uk. $TTL 1h @ IN SOA ns.abc.co.uk. hostmaster.abc.co.uk. ( 1; serial ...
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bind9 with $GENERATE in PTR records and a lots of 'ignoring out-of-zone data'

I have a next issue. I have subnet 92.222.0.0/17 and I rule reverse records of it. Definitions of zones are the next: zone "123.222.92.in-addr.arpa" { type master; file "rev/db.92.222.0-...
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bind9.10 dnssec inline signing failing

I am pretty sure the ultimate error is this: [\u@r2d2:/home/ex-mailer-domains/domain.com] # dig domain.com +dnssec @8.8.8.8 ; <<>> DiG 9.10.3 <<>> domain.com +dnssec @8.8.8.8 ...
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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 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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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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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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DNS-SD only discovering services correctly after dig -t any

I have several DNS servers configured for DNS-SD. I am able to register services without issue, however when I try to browse I get errors. I have been testing using dig: Browsing a local or remote ...
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Is there a way to have Bind act as an authoritative server for a zone with incomplete records?

Sorry i don't really know how to phrase the question, perhaps let me explain the scenario. Say I own the domain xyz.com, and I'm using AWS Route 53 as my DNS. I want to have someInternalStuff.xyz....
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How to start named -u bind automatically on Ubuntu

I have two Ubuntu 14.04 x64 boxes. One is normal install, the other one is minimum install. I install bind9 in both box. The normal install box works without any problem. However, I can not add new ...
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Bind 9: Two public IPs x One Server (CentOS 6)

My current network has the following logic. Each router has a public IP. Router 1 192.168.0.1 255.255.255.0 Router 2 192.168.0.2 255.255.255.0 Server 1 192.168.0.7 255.255.255.0 I want to ...
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Issues with delegating subdomain to AD server

I have a working authorative BIND 9.8.4-P2 server on freebsd on domain domain.com with IP 192.168.0.3 and name ns.domain.com that I did not set up on my own. It is a hidden server from which a subset ...
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using monit to stop or start a service

I would like to use monit to monitor my DNS server. if BIND failed it should stop OSPFD. i tried this but I get an error; > check process named with pidfile /var/run/named/named.pid start > ...
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DNSsec error in Bind9.10 following update of freebsd10.1

My DNSsec began to fail following a ports update. I have reinstalled Bind on both master and slave but the error still persist. 35 ;; WE HAVE MATERIAL, WE NOW DO VALIDATION 36 ;; VERIFYING A RRset ...
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BIND9 zone forwarding is not working at all. How can I troubleshoot?

I've read a lot of other ServerFault BIND9 DNS not forwarding questions and answers. Queries (using DiG) for FQDNs I expect to be forwarded respond as if the public internet has the authoritative ...
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DNS bind9 : can't see cache

I am using seed Ubuntu 12.04 with two different virtual machines: the first is for a DNS server that runs BIND9 and the second simulate a user/client. In the user machine i configure the primary DNS ...
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Samba4 and BIND9_DLZ - static records with samba_dnsupdate dynamic dlz

I have some records in bind for my DNS zone. Now I want to configure Samba4 Active Directory which wants to add some dynamic records into my zone. So I include /var/lib/samba/private/named.conf in my /...
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Fragmented DNS Packet

The DNS response against my domain is 1228 bytes long and I need the packet to get fragmented in 3 packets. To achieve this I have set the MTU at name server (bind9 running on the machine) to be 500. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Split-DNS with a zone being generated automatically

I want to run a DNS setup where the zones are managed on an internal Active Directory DNS server. There is a slave DNS server on the edge on the network which runs BIND (I am open to switching this, I ...
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Centos BIND9 multiple NS with different IPS

I just acquired a Root Server and configured OpenVZ for multiple containers. Each container has a different IP. What I am trying to do is to centralize all DNS related stuff in the main server os ( ...
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Configuring ENUM on BIND 9.8.1

In Bind 9.8.1 Ubuntu server 12.04, I configured ENUM (Electronic Number Mapping). 1) Create named.conf.enum file in /etc/bind named.conf.enum content: zone "adras.af" { type master; file "/etc/...
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DNS resolution failure when querying through server IP

I have a DNS zone file with the following config : $TTL 86400 $ORIGIN example.com. @ IN SOA ns1.example.com. dns.example.com. ( 2014022604 ; Serial ...
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SLES DHCP Dynamic DNS: Unable to add forward map…: not found

I have a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11.3 install running on Amazon EC2 based off the official AMI. With DHCP and BIND configured (via yast) I'm having issues with Dynamic DNS. When a client ...
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Domain Key Entries

More BIND DNS questions. OK, my changes the the zone files are no propagating out. Now I'm having a problem with the domain key entries I'm trying to create. I'm starting by trying to set the domain ...
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Can I use BIND to restrict certain zones to a limited set of IP addresses?

I would like to have certain zones hosted by my DNS servers to be accessible internet-wide while restricting certain zones only to specific IP addresses (local or internet). Is this possible? How do I ...
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Bind9 fails to resolve specific domain while allowing all others

I have a problem with bind9 running on Ubuntu Server 12.10. It refuses to resolve the external domain housing.org.uk even though it resolves all other external domains. I can do: dig housing.org.uk @...
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Configuring bind9 to forward subdomain requests to internal DNS server

I'm attempting to implement a trivial loadbalancer using a DNS server that returns a random IP for a given subdomain. I have the top level domain which is currently handled by bind9, and I'd like to ...
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DNSSEC key information for Bind 9

Is there a tool which allows me to view the parameters of an existing private/public key used for DNSSEC in Bind 9? I've been unable to determine simple things such as the expiration date, the ...
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rndc querylog - Can you specify log file other than messages?

When logging BIND requests using rndc querylog, the logging defaults to /var/log/messages. Is it possible to change this logging destination and specify my own log file?
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Unalterable folder or path to keep a mount point on Linux

I need to mount a tmpfs on a folder like /home/mysite.com/cache but this folder can be delete or changed by a user, but I don't want that the mounted filesystem become broken. Then if the user moves ...
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Troubleshot erronous BIND9 DNS Address entry

I setup a BIND9 DNS server in the LAN as a backend to Samba4 service. The network address of my LAN is 192.168.2.0/24 and I statically specify the IP address of DNS server as 192.168.2.144. ...
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How do I setup zonefiles for mail on multiple subdomains?

Problem: I need to setup zonefiles so that I can setup email users: Both jim@mysite.com, and jim@email.mysite.com, where there are two different users and not aliases. Emails from users @mysite.com ...