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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Can not get my BIND server to work

I am trying to setup a BIND server. I have read some tutorials on the internet, but I have still not got it to work. The OS of the machine that is runnig the BIND daemon is CentOS 6.4 with IP address ...
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DNS caching server

On my Fedora machine I'm trying to use an AD dns server run on VM by adding following into /etc/named.conf: zone "ad.test" { type stub; masters { 192.168.12.10; }; }; but calling host ...
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accept multiple domain in zone file

I have zone file like this for domain maindomain.com $TTL 14400 maindomain.com. IN SOA ns1.maindomain.com. webmaster@maindomain.com. ( 2013120716 ; serial 14400 ; refresh 3600 ; retry 1209600 ...
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Why running named(bind) in chroot is so important for security? Or maybe it is not ?

I'm playing with bind and started wondering why this software is for example in CentOS running in chroot. Don't misunderstood me I know what bind is and what chroot (jail) is for. But my main wonder ...
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How to proper delegate domain in BIND for Active Directory servers

I have to delegate domain for AD serwers. Let say example.com and I'm using Bind(dns.bind.com) on CentOS. I added proprer configuration to named.conf and using A,NS records delegate domain to AD ...
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DNS Server Migration

I am trying to migrate my DNS server from 178.32.xx.xx to 162.243.xx.xx, but as soon as I turn off the first server (178), some users report that the site is offline. I also checked with WhatsMyDNS ...
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DNS Server Linux

I've got a problem with my bind server... I can't find "/etc/default/syslogd" to add to it "SYSLOGD=”-a /var/lib/named/dev/log” Two days ago, I setup whole Bind9 on my server, the domain works fine ...
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BIND int/ext views, need to return ext MX to int clients

Any DNS pros out there? I have a problem that's stumping me. I have a BIND DNS server that (with views), supports both internal and external DNS. All internal clients look at the internal view for ...
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Setting up Reverse DNS Zone BIND9 Ubuntu 13.10 Server [closed]

I am trying to configure a reverse DNS zone on my new dedicated server. I have tried several things but for some reason i cannot get my reverse zone to properly resolve. When checking my dns, i get ...
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ISC BIND refuses to start: “exiting (due to fatal error)”

Bind 9.8.2 on CentOS 6.4 x64 on IBM X server. Bind 9.8.2 from official Centos updates repo used to work fine, but then I needed to tweak it by compiling from source (nothing crazy here -- just ...
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ddns correct setting for dhcpd.conf and ifcfg file with regards to hostname

I have recently set up dynamic dns with ISC dhcpd 4 and bind 9. Everything is working as it should except for a handful of hosts on the network which don't resolve. Upon investigating I found they had ...
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client 174.0.60.249#45013 (stopdrugs77.com): query (cache) 'stopdrugs77.com/ANY/IN' denied

I'm running windows server 2012 and BIND. Recursion is set to deny. I'm now receiving thousands of theses errors in the applications event viewer: client 174.0.60.249#45013 (stopdrugs77.com): query ...
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trustwave pci scan: dns amplification denial of service, Bind 9.8.1-P1, doesn't seem like it

In our last TW PCI scan, one of our flags was "DNS Amplification Denial of Service". Right now, the DNS server is running Bind 9.8.1-P1. It seems like the CVEs are for a much older version: ...
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How to automatically rewrite response records obtained using recursion in BIND?

I'm using Bind 9.9.4 on a hypervisor (lets call the hypervisor A) for VMs. The hypervisor has a VPN connection to a different host (lets call it B), which also has a public IP. The bind on hypervisor ...
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Using DNSSEC with GoDaddy

This is my setup Domain: nginx-repo[.]com (Registered at GoDaddy) Nameserver: A DigitalOcean VM running BIND on Debian 7 I created a zone for the above mentioned domain on my VM then used ...
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Bind9 SERVFAIL on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I'm trying to setup own dns server inside company, but i can't get it to work. I installed Bind9 on Ubuntu 12.04. I always get status: SERVFAIL, when i try using it. This is sample of one of my tests: ...
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Does the order of entries/record types matter in NSD/BIND zone config files?

I'm trying to streamline the addition of DNS records to an NSD install. It looks like it uses the same syntax as BIND so this question may be relevant to either. It seems like the convention I'm ...
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dhcpd not pushing ddns updates to bind

BIND and DHCPD are configured but as far as I can tell DHCPD makes no attempt to even send Dynamic DNS update to BIND. I can manually add records using nsupdate with the same key I have configured ...
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Bind DNS server with GeoIP City, database not available

Im working on Bind with GeoIP for a few days and installed them properly, However I have some problems about loading maxmind's GeoIP databases. The database is free version therefore I changed its ...
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Internal-only DNS Master and Slave Servers on Linux (No Internet) - Recursion?

Using two physical Linux servers on different sub-nets, I'd like to have master and slave DNS servers. These DNS servers will only resolve internal names and addresses. Neither the DNS servers nor ...
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I really want a wildcard NS record in BIND. Is there a workaround? [duplicate]

We have a public DNS provider, a private DNS master, and a private DNS slave. The public DNS provides the "example.com" zone, and all of it's subdomains. Our private DNS also provides the ...
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A shortcut for IP address in the DNS zone config file

A question about DNS zone files syntax (not sure if it's correct term here). For my dedicated server I have the following zone file right now: $TTL 86400 @ IN SOA ns1.first-ns.de. ...
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dhcpd update bind dns server on non standard port

I have most of a dynamic dns set up working. I can manually update the DNS entries using nsupdate and my dhcpd.conf file will attempt to set the DNS entries. However this fails as I don't have bind ...
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What would be correct setup procedure for PDNS server?

I am new to the world of DNS servers, but as a part of my current job I should do upgrade on our office network infrastructure. After looking at available options i decided to go with PowerDNS ...
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/usr/bin/host being used in HTTP DDoS on Debian? [duplicate]

So I got an abuse complaint for one of my dedicated servers, running Debian 6.0 Sure enough, sometimes, top shows /usr/bin/host using a lot of CPU for no apparent reason, and netstat shows process ...
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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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BIND9 DNS Records not Propagating

Kind of new to managing DNS via BIND. We have a setup with a master server and a slave server. I've updated the zone file on the primary name server for our domain but the changes aren't propagating ...
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Assigning LAN TLD's

Let's say that I am setting up an experiment of sorts with two or more DNS servers. These DNS servers will handle DNS requests for <domain>.lan tlds. Let's say that dns.lan points to the first ...
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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 / DNS Zone / Dedicated Server / Unique Reverse DNS

I locate a dedicated server in a datacenter with no DNS Zone setup. Datacenter panel have 1 textfield only you can fill one Reverse DNS only. According with datacenter instructions here... ...
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Large named.run file

I'm having this large named.run file sitting in my server. What I find out is that it is just a log and it is safe to delete it. Some suggest to run logrotate on it, but I was wondering if it is ...
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PowerDNS isn't working as expected (migration from bind)

I am migrating our office DNS servers to powerdns with MySQL backend. We quite often change our internal zone and therefore simple SQL query or web Ui would be much better than editing of text files ...
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DDNS resource records TTL

Where are the TTL of dynamically added records configured in bind? I have a DNS-zone with standart $TTL set to 10 minutes. When the zone is updated, the hosts added get their own TTLs that differ ...
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bind named server - forward some requests to other servers

Is there a way to make bind answer some queries but forward all other queries (of the same domain) to another server, as in: example.com A 127.0.0.1 www.example.com A 127.0.0.1 everything not on ...
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Bind9 as a caching resolver fails with mismatch ID on localhost but not external IP

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a machine on my private network. I have bind9 installed (v9.8.1-P1) via aptitude, so it appears to have put all the bits in the right places and the service starts ...
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DNS Lookup takes too long

I've got BIND9 DNS running on local Ubuntu machine. Used https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/dns-configuration.html to set it up. Everything works ok, but sometimes it take awhile to load, ...
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My Centos 6.4 doesn't accept dns requests

I've a problem with my dns server on my new installed centos 6.4 system. I went though tutorials, try configurations of iptables but can't find a solution. I've installed bind, created a config file ...
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Session automatically resolving to secondary IP

I am using Debian 6 - 64-bit and this is what my /etc/network/interfaces file looks like auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address PrimaryIP gateway X.X.X.X netmask 255.255.255.0 auto ...
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Named returns empty NOERROR instead of NXDOMAIN

I have to force clients to always connect to the same IPv6 address for a demonstration. I have a similar zone: ; BIND db file for * $TTL 86400 @ IN SOA . name.surname.me. ( ...
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Bypass DNSSEC for local Stub zones

I am using bind 9.9.2 as a DNSSEC validating recursive resolver in an Internet DMZ. I want to point to my internal DNS servers as stub zones (ideally) or anything except slave zones (to avoid very ...
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zone has no NS records

I have a bind zone with an entry: ns NS localhost. this gives the error: "zone has no NS records" changing it to the following solves the error. @ NS localhost. ...
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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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DNS forwarder and zone transfer to the same servers

I have a bind server running which is authoritative for one domain say ab.dc.example.com and it is a forward only dns server. It will forward all requests other than ab.dc.example.com to a set of ...
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Multiple DNS mappings for a host via DDNS

I have a network in which DNS is automatically updated with a record for hosts when they get an address via DHCP (isc-dhcp-server & Bind configured with DDNS updates). The DHCP server is ...
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Multiple $TTL statements in bind DNS zone file

I'm using a socks proxy to connect to servers using another application. The proxy, which runs on Solaris 10. The server hosting the proxy is configured to use our own internal DNS server (bind) to ...
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How to configure a BIND server to catch all

I have a lot of domains abc.com def.com ghi.com jkl.com Each of them are pointed to nameservers on their own domain abc.com -> ns1.abc.com ns2.abc.com def.com -> ns1.def.com ...
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sub domain not working in my website

My subdomain is incaccessible since SEVERAL hours. This often do. They are inaccessible for a while and suddenly they are again accessible. I didn't see the problem, I configured bind9 like this : ...
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unable to setup nameserver in CentOS 5.8

I have a VPS, which I'm trying to run a website on it and I want it to act as its own nameserver too. But so far, the domain doesn't resolve. Here's what I've done so far: first of all, in my domain ...
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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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BIND9 and external domain [closed]

I'm new in this forum and ... first thing first.. sorry for my english i need a little help configuring BIND9 on Ubuntu server 12.04.2 The situation is the following. => LINUX SERVER => linux ...