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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named running as root cannot read named.conf

Tried running named as my own user on an Ubuntu box, and it couldn't read the named.conf file: named -d 9 -c named.conf -g 19-Aug-2015 11:33:10.698 starting BIND 9.9.5-3ubuntu0.4-Ubuntu -d 9 -c named....
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multiple ptr record in bind

I'm running some small ISP here and I own couple of IP ranges. I have given a few public IP addresses to some of my customer and they are running mail servers on them. They have demanded me to add ...
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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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BIND 9.10.2-P3 won't resolve download.adobe.com?

I can resolve a domain I've never visited like dog.com below, but ... when I try to resolve download.adobe.com, it fails: c:\WINDOWS\system32\dns>nslookup Default Server: mail.XXX.com ...
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CentOS 7 (1503) - BIND9 new install not responding to external DNS requests

I am trying to set up an authoritative BIND server and every time I run into the same problem on CentOS. I can run the dig command locally for zones on the server however when I run nslookup - ...
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BIND - increase in outgoing NS queries after upgrade to CentOS 6.7?

After upgrading BIND to 9.8.2rc1-RedHat-9.8.2-0.37.rc1.el6_7.2 in a few caching nameservers I've noticed it's doing lots of outgoing NS queries, without changes to incoming traffic volume or patterns. ...
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rndc replication slower for ns4

I have 4 dns servers named ns1, ns2, ns3 and ns4. ns1 is the master and the rest are the slaves. I also use rndc to manage the replication. What I found is interesting is that when I make any ...
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Purpose of a 'forwarder' option in a master zone

What is the purpose of setting a forwarders option in a master zone? In named.conf, it looks like this: zone "master.zone" { type master; file "zones/master/zone/master.zone"; key-...
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Bogus DNS apex records on Windows secondary server

We are introducing a DNS BIND 9 master/secondary setup to be authoritative for a zone to replace an existing Windows Server 2008 R2 DNS infrastructure. In the interim, the former Windows AD-integrated ...
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Inserting mx records in forward zone

What is the correct way (and why) to add MX records to a forward zone using bind9? Option A @ IN MX 10 mx1.example.com. @ IN MX 20 mx2.example.com. mx1.example.com. IN A a.b.c.d mx2.example.com. ...
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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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Can't enable logging for Bind 9 on Red Hat [closed]

When I enable logging for Bind, I get a permissions denied error which is due to Bind running in chroot/selinux (avc denied write). I can't figure out how to reconfigure selinux to allow the log file ...
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DNS resolves self domain [duplicate]

I have a couple of domains (abc.com, def.com, ... , xyz.com) and I have a dns server (ns1.example.com, ns2.example.com). All my domains use ns1 and ns2 dot example dot com as their name servers. ...
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Bind 9.2 server refuses to resolve CNAME from sub-zone

I've got an old master nameserver running Bind 9.2 and a newer slave running 9.8. Right now we've got a project going on where we're essentially splitting a cloud in two and we're using subzones and ...
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Bind9 recursive queries have intermittent very long response times

I'm running BIND 9.8.1-P1 caching server on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on kernel 3.2.0-86-generic-pae. I've been banging my head against the wall trying to figure this out for weeks and I just have no idea ...
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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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Bind server for external site [closed]

I have a bind running on a Ubuntu server and I would like to use it instead using host files. I my quite inexperienced at bind and am having a lot of trouble with it. Right now the bind server is ...
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Configuring bind with Windows DNS

I am trying to configure Bind DNS Server(version 9.8.0) as DNSSec validation recursive server for Windows Server 2008 DNS Server as server 2008 does'nt support RSA-SHA-256 Trust anchors like server ...
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Bind, IPV6, and Out of Zone Data

I am running into some problems getting bind properly configured to support IPV6 hosts. IPv4 is working fine, no issues. My zone file has both IP4 and IP6 data intermingled which I believe should ...
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How can I start named in IPv4 mode using systemd?

How can I configure my Ubuntu 15.04 bind9 to stop resolving queries with IPv6? TL;DR I'm using bind9 on my Ubuntu 15.04 machine. It seems like my named server is trying to resolve alot of queries ...
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changing IP for specific host DNS entry in BIND for dedicated server [duplicate]

changing IP for specific host DNS example (test.com) entry in BIND to point to different IP let say my 2nd dedicated server IP. I have dedicated server hosting on data centre running BIND9, connected ...
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Bind9 and different zone locations

I'm just trying to get a DNS server off the ground and most of the guides I followed online tells me to create zone files in /etc/bind/zones or just /etc/bind/. But I want to use a different path, /...
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BIND dns high performance caching

I'm running bind on a small server used for resolving lots of domains, my main goal is fast resolving of domains and low memory usage. I want to use something like local zone with the nameservers of ...
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Apache LDAPS connection to AD not working

I am trying to set up LDAPS with apache, so that users logging in to my site will be authenticated against my AD, and that this auth traffic is itself encrypted. Apache is version 2.2.15 running on ...
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UTF8 in named.conf bind

I have a zone file that looks like this: فلسطين. 172800 IN NS idn.pnina.ps. فلسطين. 172800 IN NS ns1.pnina.ps. فلسطين. 172800 IN NS dns1.gov....
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Why does Ubuntu 14.04.2 have the bind9-host packages upon installation? [closed]

Why does Ubuntu 14.04.2 have the bind9-host packages upon installation? Is this a bundled upon installing the Ubuntu OS? Is there a way to avoid having this packages upon installation?
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/usr/bin/host executed by hacked PHP script

Today I noticed unusual high request rate on Apache webserver and also quite high incoming network traffic. Upon checking Apache's mod_status page, I found the offending URLs to be from path www....
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Returning client IP with BIND [closed]

I'm currently looking into ways to implement something like myip.opendns.com with BIND for myself. Basically I want to return the client's IP using DNS. For the service mentioned above this looks ...
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Windows 2008 DNS and BIND views

Good afternoon! I'm trying to find a definitive answer to whether I can accomplish a management directive for DNS infrastructure. In a Windows 2008 R2 environment, is it possible to have DNS "views" ...
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Intentionally Cause NXDOMAIN DNS Error in Zone File

I have a server set up with a bunch of subdomains that all point to the same caching server, which is done using a wildcard like so: * IN A 192.168.1.1 This works great, but I would like ...
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after install ssl certificate fatal bind xxx.xxx.xxx.xx port 587 already in use

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server setup with Virtualmin/Webmin latest version using a self-signed certificate generated during installation working fine for more than a year without any problem. This week ...
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Bind problems Debian [closed]

root@alexx8761:~# named-checkconf -z zone j-buy.ru/IN: loaded serial 2013052601 zone 8.16.172.in-addr.arpa/IN: loaded serial 2013052601 zone localhost/IN: loaded serial 2 zone 127.in-addr.arpa/IN: ...
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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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Configure Bind to log all queried domains from specific client IPs

I would like to know how I can configure a bind dns server to log all queried domains from specific client IPs.
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Recursion not available, but still gives answer

I tried to dig a domain on a non-recursive DNS server. From what I know (so far), a non recursive DNS is not supposed to answer what they are not authoritative for. For example : [root@dhcppc14 ...
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BIND DNS Forwarder Performance

Does anyone know how to measure the performance of forwarders that are configured on a BIND DNS (may be in terms of RTT, SRTT)? This will help to know which forwarders are working optimally, I tend ...
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Logging wildcard query in bind

I had setup a wildcard in my zone, and now I regret. I want to found out which name is actually in use. Any ways to log all queries that matches the wildcard in bind?
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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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How to alias name for IP Address

I have a website which is hosted in local Server (CentOS 5.x) (Hostname: xxx.yyy.local, IP : 192.168.5.25). I can browse the site typing server ip in the browser from my Local Network. How can I get ...
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BIND9: How To Simulate NXDOMAIN Over Wildcard Record? [duplicate]

I have a BIND9 database with a wildcard record: * IN CNAME host.mydomain.tld. I want to get my DNS server to "spoof" NXDOMAIN for chosen names: nxhost1 => NXDOMAIN nxhost2 => NXDOMAIN etc... ...
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Scientific Linux 7 BIND not forwarding

I installed named-chroot and configured it for the internal network. Everything works great, but nothing gets forwarded. Here is my configuration: options { listen-on port 53 { 127.0.0.1; 192....
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Gmail mail is handled by 10 your-dns-needs-immediate-attention.gmail [duplicate]

I am running my own DNS server using bind, and I have only just noticed the output of host -t mx gmail on any system using my DNS server: gmail mail is handled by 10 your-dns-needs-immediate-...
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BIND and OpenVPN on the same port (different IP and interfaces)

I have 2 network interfaces: eth0 has IPv4 104.x.y.44 and eth1 has 104.x.y.38. BIND is listening on 104.x.y.44:53 and I want OpenVPN to be on 104.x.y.38:53 (udp mode). However OpenVPN fails to start: ...
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Host command returns two different IP addresses when run sequentially

Here's an interesting problem: ~ $ host gitlab.myorg.com gitlab.myorg.com is an alias for aln7git01.myorg.com. aln7git01.myorg.com has address 172.30.9.197 ~ $ host gitlab.myorg.com gitlab.myorg.com ...
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Reverse DNS for nameservers

Do I need PTR records for nameserver (bind dns servers)? I understand that it's important for sending mail to have a reverse dns record in place, but as our nameservers would not send mail, is this ...
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DNS: Zone file for experimental / private RR Type

I'm experimenting with a new RR Type for DNS records. The DNS standard allows this, as long as you use a RR TYPE in the range 65,xxx. Dig supports this, by specifying type to be TYPE65xxxx. But I ...
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Bind9 View which matches dependent on the requested domain name

Not sure if the title fits the question please feel free to edit, Thanks I am using bind9 as an internal caching DNS server for my small office network I have a single device which is allowed to ...
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Where can I find the highest/most recent DNS serial?

I am running a DNS server in my local network, using bind9 on ubuntu server. Since the last ubuntu update, lookups from other machines on that DNS server time out : DNS request timed out. Timeout ...
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Can a DNS client distinguish if the answer they received was based on a wildcard record or a specific match?

I had a * record on one of our zones and I changed it. But when I queried certain, random names on that zone from public DNS servers, I still received the old IP address. This makes no sense to me. ...
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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 ...