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 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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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 ...
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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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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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DNS server failure when forwarding

I run Bind 9 on a Ubuntu 12.04 server. I want this server to be a sort of a "wrapper" over my default server, so that it will respond to "domain_name.My_TLD" itself and forward requests to any other ...
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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 ...
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cant resolve domain name in bind

can someone shed some light on this please, i cant seem to resolve my domain foo.com root@dns:/etc/bind/zones# nslookup foo.com Server: 192.168.1.54 Address: 192.168.1.54#53 *** Can't find ...
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Setting up a bind forwarder, except for a domain

I'm trying to setup a local bind DNS server (first time dealing with DNS servers, know a bit about records) that: Routes *.internal, *.*.internal to itself (preferably any combination of ...
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DNS resolution on multicast IP

Edit: Looks like ns lookup on some mcast IP doesn't not get a failed answer right away. Any suggestion? I have two env, the new one we built is running BIND on linux. When running lsof or tcpdump, ...
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DNS not resolving through db.cache enteries

i m facing a problem in which mine DNS server is not resolving via db.cache eatery. i want to revolve xxxx.mnc019.mcc502.gprs via y.y.y.y ip (db.cache) but it is getting resolved via x.x.x.x ip ( ...
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DNS Server conflicting with hostname and domainname commands

For the purpose of installing some clustered product, I had to setup an internal DNS server. I'm running CentOS and bind9. I'm aiming for domain name "mydomain.local" and the machine the DNS server is ...
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migrating a BIND host to a new master

I'm currently in the process of migrating my BIND master host to a new physical machine and IP. I've installed on the new master and tested out updating a zone file and seeing the slaves take the new ...
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named.conf to include zone file and opendkim conf

I would like to separate out opendkim default.txt from zone file and to be include in named.conf instead. I'm a little bit confused on which approach I should use and which is the correct one. ...
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BIND DNS local server resolution

I have a RHEL5 box running bind9 as an intranet dns server for our office. I'm having trouble formulating the question. Please bear with me. Assume my domain is bob.com and the dns records for ...
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bind forward different domain to different ns

Recently I've started a bind9 NS host for the internal network of my school, providing a "CLEAN" NS Server. I want to forward almost all traffic to NS provided by ISP, but forward a few other domains ...
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bind9: logging DNS query time and TTL

I would like to collect information about how log it took to get a response and a TTL. Could it be done without running tcpdump?
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Bind9 can't resolve mbs.microsoft.com

Our Bind 9 on Ubuntu 10.04.4 (9.7.0.dfsg.P1-1ubuntu0.8) can't resolve mbs.microsoft.com. Other Nameservers seem to be able to resolve the Name. This is what bind logged on debug 9: query failed ...
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Not able to start ISC BIND service in windows 7

I have windows 7 32-bit machine. I have installed BIND 9.2 as per the instructions in the link http://www.misterfahrenheit.com/2011/09/04/how-to-setup-a-dns-server-with-bind-on-windows-7-part-2/. ...
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Configuring BIND to use VM's DNS for specific domain

I work on a project for which I use an Ubuntu server vm on an Ubuntu host. The VM runs all the services / webapps through haproxy and nginx and serves it on the domain (xyz.com). I manually modify ...
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Reach self hosted server from LAN

I have a self hosted server with Apache2 pointed with the domain example.com. I have also some virtual servers www.example.com, cloud.examle.com, etc. This server is in my LAN, and when I try to ...
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dns bind subzone

we have a domain name example.org which is used in our headquter. example.org resolves to the headquaters external ip (dynamic DNS) and the subdomains to hosts/servers. now we got a second buero ...
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RNDC: Connection Refused

Just got myself a new VPS, not the first I can assure you. Upon adding any DNS entry, I am prompted with this: WARNING: key file (/etc/rndc.key) exists, but using default configuration file ...
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Bind: non existing PTR record

Here is my bind query.log: 28-May-2012 13:34:00.370 queries: info: client IINTERNAL_DNS_IP#49428: view internal: query: 44.33.22.11.in-addr.arpa IN PTR + (EXTRENAL_DNS_IP) 28-May-2012 13:34:00.532 ...
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Setting up DNS using BIND

i have troubles setting up my db files. Please kindly point me in the right direction! i need to define a nameserver that manage a domain example.org.au then i need it to have two records. one ...
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Bind mount points populating very quickly

I've got more and more bind mount points: http://pastebin.com/susp4ryL ls -l /dev/root lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 8 mar 7 19:24 /dev/root -> /dev/md1 How to fix this ? It really slows down yum. ...
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Sub-domain DNS records not transferring from BIND to W2k8 R2

We're in the process of migrating from Bluecat Adonis (BIND) DNS appliances to Windows 2008 R2 DNS servers. I configured company.com to transfer from the BIND appliance, and all of the records in it ...
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Bind DNS on Linux Box not resolving some subdomains from users.storage.live.com

I have 2 BIND servers and they work fine, but when I try to upload some files through skydrive the page tells me that an error occured, if i change my dns info in my nic to public dns server they ...
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BIND: Redirect all lookups to a different nameserver using NS

I'm creating a dns server for a local network, and I need to do redirection based on the domains. Also, i'm fairly new to DNS. I have to redirect all "ia.in" domains to a different local nameserver ...
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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 DNS for wildcard subdomains

I'm on a Windows 7 VM with Apache. I'm trying to get Bind DNS setup to route subdomains to the same place as the main domain. The main domain routes correctly to 172.16.5.1 as specified in the hosts ...
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DNS bind & mail server - received by unknown

I have a web server that talks to a mail server when sending an email. Now I'm hosting my own DNS, however, since then I see that one of the email headers says: Received: from webserver.domain.com ...
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Apache2, Bind9, virtualhosts, subdomains and domain email

i'm running an ubuntu vps which hosts at least 2 different sites/domains via apache2's virtualhost, and they've been working fine for months. now i'm wondering about setting up some subdomains, and ...
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bind9 didn't resolve

My server OS is Ubuntu 10.04/x86 and now I set the bind's configuration file same as another host (which is Debian 5), and ran /etc/init.d/bind9 start. This shows me OK. I then run rndc reload, ...