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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Bind: “unexpected end of input” due to NS

I have stumbled upon an odd error in a master-slave(s) configuration of Bind. The zone works fine on the master, but on the slaves I'm getting these kind of errors: 21-May-2014 19:06:07.573 general: ...
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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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BIND Slave Receiving Notify From Other Slave?

I have a master nameserver setup with a few slaves as well. Today I was changing one of the slaves to a new server when I came accross a weird error message. After updating the DNS records on the ...
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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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Setting up mx record in bind9

I have ubuntu machine with bind9 and tinydns installed on, as well as dnscache. And I'm now trying to add a MX record to bind9 zone file. Yet nothing seemse to have any effect. This is the data file ...
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Configure Bind9 master zone to accept all third levels of domain [duplicate]

I tried for several hours configuring a Bind server on Debian 7 in order to obtain this: *.example.local. I need that every third or fourth level for "example.local" (for example: abc.example.local, ...
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Multi-homed forward zone DDNS updates always sent out the same network interface

I have a multi-homed server 'dhcp1' with network interfaces '192.168.10.151' (eth0) and '192.168.0.151' (eth1). The machine is attempting to use DDNS with a name server 'ns1' having network interfaces ...
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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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Updates to a BIND dynamic zone that is shared between views delayed

Here's the quick and dirty: On BIND9 with a dynamic zone that's shared between views, doing a nsupdate, updating/creating/deleting a record will work fine if I query for that record from a client ...
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DNSMasq vs Bind for simple dns url blocking

I am building a dns server that will block access to specific websites by returning an incorrect ip address for a domain. Currently I use DNSMasq to perform this however my list is quiet large and I ...
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BIND9 DNS with external view inside the internal view

I'm planning a new BIND9 DNS Server with a special kind of view. We a have a lot of external zones and public IPv4 addresses. To keep things simple we have a subzone of our external domain just for ...
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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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server can't find XXX.in-addr.arpa: NXDOMAIN

I am facing problem while configuring BIND DNS sowing server can't find XXX.in-addr.arpa: NXDOMAIN while reverse dns check! everything works on forward DNS lookup but reverse DNS lookup fails. Here ...
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Forward DNS queries of a subdomain to another port

I have some software which provides dynamic information via DNS, similar to a DNSBL. How do I run it on the same server as a BIND server that's also serving DNS requests for other domains? I just ...
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my master dns is running on Debian, can i configure rhel as slave DNS

I need to configure a slave dns on RHEL 3 , but my master DNS is Debian 7, is it possible to configure dns on such manner if possible kindly help me on this
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Protection of a dns server

I recently started to host my own domains on my servers. I can already see a fair bit of bogus queries arriving to my servers. Some dns amplification attacks, etc. What can I do in order to further ...
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Bind9 Master Slave replication

I have Bind9 on Debian for NS1 and NS2 They are two virtual machines. I create a file /etc/bind/zones/db.domain.com Then I have to add this to the /etc/bind/named.conf.local zone "domain.com" { ...
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Problems with CNAME In GeoDNS Setup

I'm trying to setup something similar to a CDN (Content Delivery Network) setup. What I want to do is use DNS records that return an A record based on where the user is geographically located. I was ...
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Spamassassin: using specific DNS server for DNSBL lookups

High volume mailserver. I need 2 things operating simultaneously: local caching nameserver (BIND) rev dns server for DNSBL (SORBS) lookups The way I set it up for now is using RBLDNSD bound to ...
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maraDNS NON-AUTH timeout

I've set up maraDNS to provide my own DNS records. I've pointed the domain nameservers at my registrar to ns1.domain.co.uk and ns2.domain.co.uk (using domain in place of actual domain name). I cannot ...
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Debugging private DNS - PTR not working?

I'm using a slightly modified version of named 9.8 to manage an internal-only domain. The forward lookups are working ok but reverse isn't. There aren't any error messages - just no hostname returned. ...
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Bind Requested DNS Server IP Log

I have a DNS Server which runs on a virtual linux box with several IPs. Bind provides some pretty detailed debug logs, however, one piece of information that doesn't seem to be logged is the requested ...
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Forwarder dns not resolving reverse lookups

I have created one new dns server in lab and its working properly. Earlier we were using another dns server for lab pc's as 10.20.30.xx. which is outside the lab premises. now issue with newly created ...
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BIND DNS zone coalfired.net/IN: coalfired.net.coalfired.net/NS 'ns2.thirteen.pm.coalfired.net' has no address records (A or AAAA)

Since I updated my BIND DNS server I seem to be having problems with it. For some reason, when I try to start the server I get errors such as this appear: zone coalfired.net/IN: ...
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How to prevent Bind from responding to spoofed IP addresses?

We all know about open resolvers, this question is kind of for the inverse situation. I have a DNS server that is locked down to certain CIDRs acl trusted {[..] options { [..] allow-query { ...
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How to configure Bind9 to return a fixed IP on non-exist request?

I want that Bind9 returns a fixed IP to the clients when them request invalid(non-exist) domain name to it. For example: Client requests the doesnotexist.co domain. This domain is not found by the ...
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Is ISC BIND unaffected with OpenSSL Heartbleed bug?

There is a bug Heartbleed in OpenSSL. I built ISC BIND 9.9.5 with OpenSSL 1.0.1e enable. Should I re-built BIND with OpenSSL 1.0.1g?
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Why BIND does not use the forwarders any more?

BIND does not use the forwarders to resolve any more. It just goes to the root servers. I do not know when this started happening since everything worked transparently, but for sure bind configuration ...
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Master DNS allows External Forward, Slave does not

We have a 2 master setup that was built poorly, so we want to downgrade the second master to a slave configuration, I try and run the conversion and it works well enough internal addresses, but when ...
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PTR record created, but not found

We are a small ISP, using linux DNS servers. Recently a client has asked us to create a rDNS zone for a specific IP address, which is used for a mail server. They keep getting message failures for ...
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When I have a * entry in my zone file, how can I treat a specific name as nonexistent?

On our main domain, example.com we're hosting a lot of websites. So we just added a * A/AAAA record to our zone and pointed it at our webserver. Sadly, this also causes Outlook to constantly hammer ...
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How to correctly register in my DNS servers whose IPs and names are handled by someone else?

I use a virtual server (several similar cases) set up and registered by someone else. Its IP is 10.0.0.1 and name a.example.com (both handled by the "someone else" above). I manage the domain ...
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Failing in resolve reverse name

I can't properly resolve my reverse name. In my configs, I replaced my IP address by X1.X2.X3.X4, and my domain name by domainname. I have been following this tutorial, in which it first resolves the ...
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Unable to bind OSX 10.9 to Active Directory 2008

I am struggling to bind OSX 10.9 to a 2008 r2 Active Directory. I can join the domain fine when I boot into Windows from the same machine. From OSX I can find the domain controller successfully and ...
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BIND 9.9.3 slave updates: received notify for zone 'domain': not authoritative

I am having problems with getting a zone loaded properly on a slave DNS server. Both servers are running BIND 9.9.3-P2. I am already serving ~150 zones and they are all working properly. However when ...
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Is BIND9 what I'm looking for?

I just purchased a dedicated server and have Debian 7 installed. I of course want my server to work with my domain, so I assume what I need to do is install BIND9 on the dedicated server and configure ...
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Why is bind asking for this extra parameter in my zone file?

I'm creating a zone file for a fake root because this is a closed network with no Internet access. I've created the following zone file but for some reason, bind is requiring an extra parameter; ...
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Are there DNS servers supporting ALIAS type for apex records?

DNSimple and AWS Route53 are supporting ALIAS records that allow similar functionality to CNAMES for @ (Apex) records in DNS. I'm running a DNS server (Bind) that is currently hosting around 1500 ...
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Entropy Deprivation on Bind / Named Servers

I noticed that my DNS servers are having low points in the available entropy: (Note it doesn't stay that low, but within 10 minutes there are several low points (this graph shows the min of 10 min ...
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TLS on SRV Records

The SRV records comply with this format: _service._proto.domain (and some other values here...). I want to know if anyone has ever used in _proto - tls. TLS is not a transport protocol, so, is it ...
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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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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?
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Fix slow SSH login due to reverse lookup without disabling UseDNS

Whenever I try to connect to my server from Azure VM it takes a lot of time due to failing reverse DNS lookup. I can disable lookups with UseDNS no and completely bypass the problem but this makes ...
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Configuring DNS with router and BIND

Goal I am trying to setup a local DNS server here in our office. Problem Apparently Comcast has a loop-back so when we configured the domain to go to our IP it works outside of the office but ...
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Bind9 reverse DNS configuration not working.

I am trying to set up a custom virtual DNS server in Ubuntu. When I try to nslookup with a windows 7 pc within the same virtual environment the reverse DNS seems te fail. My named.conf.local file: ...
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Windows DNS servers repeatedly requesting records in zone when they get SERVFAIL response

We're seeing high levels (over 2000 requests/second) of DNS queries from our caching DNS servers to external servers. This may have been happening for a long time - this came to light recently because ...
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How can I configure dhcpd to only update the reverse zone in bind?

I've got dhcpd pushing updates to bind, and it seems to be working fine: named[24161]: client 192.168.10.1#59141: signer "dhcp_updater" approved named[24161]: client 192.168.10.1#59141: updating zone ...
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domain-search value on my clients computer [closed]

I need help with configure my DNS and DHCP server - I have spent some time searching on google but have not got any informations regarding my problem. I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server running and use ...
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BIND Domain name transclusion/zone mirroring

Is there a way to create a DNS record that fully mirrors another website? Which is to say, *.foo.tld/* maps to *.bar.tld/* so any query for foo.tld will be served up by bar.tldbut the DNS will appear ...
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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 ...