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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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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nxdomain - host not found

I have 2 domains in the same server(Linux). (The ip addresses are only examples) server: 192.168.1.20 domain1: server1.example.com domain2: server2.example.com cat /etc/resolv.conf # ...
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Bind Statistics (How to graph them into Cacti)

I have seen a couple of post on SF like; Find out how many DNS Queries/month via WHM or SSH? Nameserver usage I want to graph statistics on 2 bind resolvers and 2 bind authoritative servers (into ...
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nast.denic.de denies nameserver with code 106

I've got the following bind9 configuration and seem not to be able to find the source of nast.denic.de's problem on that: @ IN SOA ns.ggkthx.eu. admin.ggkthx.eu. ( 2014070809 ; serial ...
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Suggestions required for Internal DNS

I'm setting up new server environment consist of 70+ servers all running Linux (Redhat/CentOS mixed.) I want to setup a couple of DNS server (primary/secondary) to be used/configured on all servers ...
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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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need to configure BIND server query logging with versions

I've been trying to get BIND server query logging working, creating 3 versions, max 100mb each. The system is SUSE SLES 11. I have found numerous how to articles on the web but none of them do ...
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Reverse DNS zones, are they gluable?

Our DNS infrastructure is a bit fractured. We have multiple separate DNS servers for different parts of the company. However, we do still have some interchange issues. Right now a server from ...
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nslookup is ok, but ping: unknown host

I'm using bind to create my own dns server, and I set the /etc/resolv.conf to my own dns server ip. $ nslookup serverfault.com Server: 10.165.12.6 Address: 10.165.12.6#53 Non-authoritative ...
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DNS server won't work! [Bind9 running on Debian 7; virtualized through Proxmox 3.1] [migrated]

First I'd like to thank everyone in advance for helping me - communities like this are exactly what amatuers like myself need when faced with perplexing issues. I've recently begun virtualizing ...
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Connecting to RDS database from EC2 instance using bind9 CNAME alias

Update: it's working by now. Turns out I was missing a valid DNS forwarder inside the named.conf.options file. I'm trying to get internal DNS up and running on a EC2 instance. The main goal is to be ...
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DNS (Bind9 - Webmin) Configure single name domains

I'm trying to achieve the following: Through my "internal" acl (acl's are in place, and have been verified to work), i would like to setup some single name domains for ie a intranet... so when ...
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CNAME in @ (BIND) [duplicate]

Can I put something like this in my .zone file? @ IN CNAME srvr-01.foo.bar. Or is that invalid? If it's invalid, how can I redirect visitors from mydomain.com to the server ...
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Plesk 11 named.conf Failed

I am using PSA for my web and mail hosting with CentOS. When I reboot the server and when I start PSA, it says an error occurred: service named failed. I did a little research and the named.conf ...
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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 wich works fine I`ve noticed that I cannot get list of all A records using dig utility with "ANY" option. Here are examples: ...
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Local DNS fails when another interface is connected

I have a LAN with a Linux server running BIND for addressing of local computers. When a workstation is connected to the local network (where there is no Internet access), I can successfully address ...
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DNS hierarchy with bind [closed]

I'm doing a project from class in which I want to simulate a dns hierarchy that works as the global internet dns hierarchy. The structure is like this: Hierarchy So all the requests will be sent to ...
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Failed to bind to server ldap://<ipaddress> Error: Can't contact LDAP server

We are running a Linux 2.6.32-431.3.1.el6.x86_64 kernel and keep seeing the following messages in /var/log/messages periodically showing up on our user space server. When the messages appear we also ...
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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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Configuring bind9 to resolve all queries to the same IP

I am trying to configure a DNS server on Ubuntu 13.10, so that any DNS query inside our local network would be resolved to 192.168.0.101. I have tried different things, followed a few tutorial, but ...
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BIND DNS SERVFAIL ERROR

I am attempting to setup a bind DNS server for use with a domain I recently registered using No-IP. I registered my DNS server with No-IP using ns1.mydomain.net and ns2.mydomain.net pointing to the ...
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How to setup redundant dns and dhcp servers with automatic dns updates on Ubuntu?

I'm trying to configure two virtual servers running Ubuntu to act as primary and secondary DNS and DHCP servers in my lan. I was able to get bind9 working as master and slave DNS servers. I was able ...
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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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BIND9 , restrict RNDC controls to specific views

I have a BIND9 installation where the zones are partitioned in different views. I'd like to restrict the RNDC controls to this specific views. Example: I want a RNDC client to be allowed to delete ...
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Bind FORMERR errors in syslog

I've recently switched out a failed router... and, a while later, I discovered a lot (at least an order or magnitude more than the number of queries) of errors reported in /var/log/syslog - of the ...
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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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Can one server do DNS for a domain and a subdomain?

I have a situation where I need to replace the nameservers for both a.b.c and b.c. I'd rather not have to dedicate two machines to this. I've been reading about multi-homing but the examples all ...
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DNS troubleshooting and Bind Error

When we access carsizler.com by domain name it takes too much time, but when we access the site by IP (103.225.77.2) it opens very quickly without any delay. Can you help us determine what the problem ...
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Wildcard in named.conf.local (Ubuntu/Bind)

I'have a ton of domains I want to park using the same template. I've made all neccesary changes to my nameserver. Currently, I have to add an entry to named.conf.local for each domain that I'm ...
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DHCPD assigning wrong DNS server

I just installed two Ubuntu 14.04LTS servers. The first one I installed bind9 and isc-dhcp-server on. The second one was left as installed to use DHCP. I created a new private network using VMware ...
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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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bind view clause causes fail

I'm trying to setup views in my bind9 configuration. I use ubuntu 10.04. When I add view "general" { match-clients { any; }; }; I try to reload bind9 and rndc but it fails. rndc: 'reload' ...
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Windows DNS as secondary to BIND Master

Could someone please explain to me the process of setting up DNS on Windows Server 2008 as a secondary to a BIND DNS Master. The BIND master is setup and operating correctly as a Nameserver. I'm ...
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DNS and name server in centos 6.3 64 bit is not pinged out side

I got a problem with centOS 6.3 64-bit. I want to setup my nameserver with bind here. I am listing all my configuration [root@izyon92 ~]# cat/etc/hosts -------------- 127.0.0.1 localhost ...
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Remap domain onto subdomain using bind

I have a domain internal.example.com and a second domain foo.bar.com. Each of these domains has their own bind9 instance. I would like to be able to access records in foo.bar.com using the subdomain ...
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Automatic subdomain wildcard for DHCP-DDNS additions?

I'm running dhcp-4.0.2 server and bind-9.6.1-P3. When a new Mac OSX DHCP client with the name "harry" connects to the network, the DHCP server gives it a lease, and adds appropriate A & PTR ...
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Setting up Reverse DNS - SERVFAIL error

I am using Ubuntu Server and installed BIND9 so I could set up a DNS server. I am tying to configure Reverse DNS. Here is my /etc/bind/named.conf.local file: zone "grupolar.com" in{ type master; ...
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bind-sdb does not query for wildcard entry

I have successfully set up Bild with LDAP on a Fedora VM. The Problem is, bind-sdb simply does not query wildcard entries. When I do: nslookup doesnotexist.example.com. 127.0.0.1 The LDAP server ...
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BIND/Linux limiting concurrent UDP connections

I'm seeing an issue where the number of concurrent UDP connections to BIND appears to be getting limited. I've previously increased recursive-clients in named.conf and I've increased the socket limit ...
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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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Howto Redirect unresolved DNS queries to a host?

I am using BIND 9.7.0-P1 on a Linux box (Ubuntu 10.04.2). I would like to set up the BIND server to resolve all externally unresolved DNS queries to a given, internal host. Is this possible? How is ...
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migrating site to new ip - some computers still see the old site

I have moved the site domain.com from ip.1.1.1 to ip.2.2.2. I have changed the A records in bind on the DNS. My local DNS is set to google's (8.8.8.8, 8.8.4.4), so for me, the issue was resolved in ...
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bind: blackhole for invalid recursive queries?

I have a name server that's publicly accessible since it is the authoritative name server for a couple of domains. Currently the server is flooded with faked type ANY requests for isc.org, ripe.net ...
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Bind DNS server: redirect only subdomain

We've some domain (mydom.tld) and in the svn subdomain we have the Subversion server. This server resides in the main office, and must be accessed inside this office as well as outside it. So, now ...
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What can I do to prevent BIND from outputting these logs

I recently noticed that BIND has been producing a large amount of logs in /var/syslog relating to one particular server (ezdns) Jun 3 03:29:24 overlook named[6586]: success resolving ...
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How to solve call trace produced by security_ops_task_setrlimit() with bind

I have a machine with CentOS 5.9 and VMware installed. Currently I am using BIND 9.3.6-P1-RedHat-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.6 (default shipped with distribution). When I restart the machine, I can see this ...
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How to add PTR record for a /16 IP block in BIND using $GENERATE directive?

I'm trying to reverse map a block of IP using PTR record to some special name so their usage can be easily reflected by a simple nslookup. For example, here's a nslookup result: # nslookup ...
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Reverse lookup SERVFAIL

I just set up a DNS server and a web server using Virtualbox. The IP address of the DNS server is 192.168.56.101 and the web server 192.168.56.102. Here are my configuration files for the DNS server: ...
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Caching issue with Centos forwarding DNS server

I installed a Forwarding DNS server on Centos 5.10 and it is resolving addresses e.g google.com. When I stopped named (service named stop) and tried to dig (dig @localhost A google.com) there was a ...
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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 ...