"A DNS zone is a portion of a domain name space using the Domain Name System (DNS) for which administrative responsibility has been delegated." (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)

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Active Directory DNS and Forest Root Domains [duplicate]

I am a little confused on the proper active directory configurations for the forest root domain. Recommendations call for using corp.example.com or internal.example.com. However, what is the best ...
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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 ...
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How to configure Zone File to point a subdomain to another IP

I'm trying to configure a subdomain for a staging machine we have, to no avail. I'm no expert at all in Zone Files and configuration management, so please be patient if something I say sounds weird or ...
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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"; ...
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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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Backup server for Subdomain

I have a subdomain and two different server. I want to create a backup server for this subdomain so when first server can't reached or not respond, second server automatically answer requests. main ...
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Public domains and hosts resolving to 127.0.0.1

Our security systems are going crazy alerting us that hundreds of external DNS queries and responses are resolving to addresses like 127.0.0.1 and sometimes 0.0.0.0 to requests originating from our ...
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Problems with DNS

I'm in charge of the admin of the VPS of the company I'm working. Basically, those VPS host our websites and also serve as name servers for the domain names we purchased. To manage all this, I'm using ...
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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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DNS and Active Directory Settings

Let's suppose that my company own the domain corp.com and have it's own web server somewhere for customers to access our site using www.corp.com and I am currently setting up Active Directory using ...
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rendom /upload Failed

I am attempting to rename a domain in Azure IaaS. I have been moving through the rendom process, but at the rendom /uplopad command it fails with the following: The system cannot open the device or ...
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Can a root server delegate specific subzones of a domain to different nameservers?

I would like to know, if a root server could delegate different subzones of a zone to different nameservers and the rest to a default nameserver. E.g. I have the zones "thing.", "some.thing.", ...
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CentOS 6.6 and CWP - DNS

I installed the CentOS 6.6 and CWP on my second laptop, I think it is erroneous DNS information.. NS1: ns1.centos-webpanel.com | IP:185.4.149.83 [Change] NS2: ns2.centos-webpanel.com | ...
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How to map subdomain to a domain with CNAME?

I would like to point CNAME records for www.example.com to sub.example2.com. The hosting for example2.com is a shared hosting (cPanel without Addon domain feature). So, what I did was to add a ...
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Two DNS zones: one for internal, the other for DMZ servers, is it possible?

I currently work in a company that has two DNS servers (ns1 and ns2) open to the Internet on the DMZ, and it's hosting two zones: company.org and company.net. In both zones there are servers in the ...
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Setting up a custom subdomain on Tumblr using both A record and CNAME?

I would like to separate my main website (hosted on a vps) from my blog (hosted on tumblr). My main website should be at mydomain.com and the tumblr blog should be at hello.mydomain.com. I'm having a ...
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Forward Lookup Zone Domain, Name Server IP “Unknown”

I have added the first new 2012r2 DC to an existing domain, that is running on 2003 servers. After getting it all setup, ADDS replicating, DNS replicating, DHCP setup etc. Everything I think seems to ...
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Point www and naked domain to other server

I'm kind of lost with this. I've got a domain parked on a web hosting company. The webpage is a webapp that generate too much traffic to be on a shared hosting. On current server I manage the ...
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PowerDNS not listening

I just migrated from Bind9 to PowerDNS on my Debian 7 x86_64, and now DNS requests are not going through. I am not familiar with PowerDNS config files, but I did go into pdns.local and specified ...
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DNS - Making a subdomain of a CNAME

I have a zonefile like this: a.example.com CNAME xyz.example.com xyz.example.com NS ... Is it fully legit to now make subdomains of the CNAME: that is, something like www.a.example.com? Will ...
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how to check name servers are pointing to my server IP

I have an application in node.js on a VPS(Cent OS 6.6) and I have set the port to 80. the problem I'm having is that the zone I have created in my DNS server doesn't work. I have created the name ...
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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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Can I define a sub-domain for a record set at my ISP? [closed]

My ISP for home internet is giving me some kind of DNS record that lets me redirect a name to my dynamic IP address, I set something like MYNAME.go.myisp.tld So accessing that domain shows my home ...
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CNAME Record with any other Resource Record in BIND

As per best of my understanding, CNAME can't exist with any other RR in DNS Server. I am using BIND 9.9.5. Now when i am adding CNAME record with a domain which already has NS Records, i am not ...
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Match BIND's view to certain users

It's easy to make a BIND's view to match certain IPs with the aid of match-clients directive. But is it possible at all for a view to match not IPs, but users? For example service a is run under user ...
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How to technically retrieve the full list of all domain names for a particular TLD? [duplicate]

It looks like there are companies that sell the lists of domain names, yet their lists are incomplete, and each company has a different amount of entries for a particular TLD. Why so much conspiracy ...
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Not able to load reverse zone with bind

I've created a simple bind dns server to host 3 zones in a test lab. bath.local (192.168.100.0/24) munich.local (192.168.101.0/24) dhcp.local (192.168.99.0/24) I want forward and reverse ...
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BIND9: Send Notifications on Specific IP Address

I've been trying to implement a bind master->slave setup between two machines, but I've a problem regarding the IP address BIND used on the master to notify my slave machine. Here is my setup: ...
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I cannot access subdomain hosted externally from LAN

MY QUESTION: I want to run a web application on sub-domain subdomain.example.com. Sub-domain is created by ISP on their DNS server and forwarded to external web host. None of clients can access 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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How to resolve a host name in all sites in Active Directory?

I am learning AD DS currently. The scenario in my company looks like the following. WorkingPC.Asia.Corp.domain.com 172.10.212.62 FileServerA.Asia.Corp.domain.com 172.11.13.21 ...
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Using static records in dynamic zone with Samba and BIND_DLZ

I've deployed Samba4 as AD controller using BIND_DLZ as a backend. It works ok. Now I have a bunch of servers with static IP's, and I would like to resolve them, but I can't find a way to do this. So ...
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BIND SERVFAIL after upgrade to Debian Jessie

I've done absolutely nothing to my BIND configuration, but looks like Debian Jessie upgrade has broke it. Maybe some new options got introduced to it, or the old things now work differently, but I ...
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Injecting DNS records for a domain on your DNS server for local domain clients

I have a Microsoft DNS server setup and running for my local domain (mydomain.local). I have set up a public domain since then (mydomain.com) and want all my local clients to have different A hosts ...
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DNS Configuration for Exchange Autodiscover service

I need to publish the exchange service to the internet. I need a basic help with the DNS configuration of my unique registrar service. On the registrar site: I configure a DNS "A" Record that ...
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Reverse DNS error

Today I changed my DNS and nameservers to Cloudflare. After that, pingdom gave some strange DNS errors. I searched the internet but couldn't find a solution. The errors are: Could not find reverse ...
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WS 2012 r2 DNS server issue: Access was denied

I have a Windows Server 2012 r2 virtual machine as DC1 and DNS server running on Windows Azure and a Windows Server 2012 r2 local machine as DC2, DHCP and DNS server on-premise. I found my DNS server ...
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Webmin: write “short” records to zone file?

I'm using webmin to manage BIND DNS zones which until now have been managed manually. When I add a new record in webmin (A or CNAME) it's writing the FQDN (host + zone) into the zone file. While this ...
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setup domain with random ip addresses [closed]

i set up nameservers as follows ns1.domain.com ip1 ns2.domain.com ip1 ns3.domain.com ip2 ns4.domain.com ip2 ns5.domain.com ip3 ns6.domain.com ip3 all dns records and PTR records correctly has been ...
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Bind9 on Ubuntu - SERVFAIL

I spun up a new server on AWS using the Ubuntu 14.04 Server AMI. I'm intending to build a public DNS server for our sites. We currently have two others running CentOS, but I was informed that one will ...
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DNS errors after changing nameservers for Cloudflare

I don't know if this is the right place for my question, but I have a problem with my DNS/nameservers after changing the nameservers. I'm not sure if it is a problem at my side or at my webhost. I ...
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Mapping unknown subdomains to single point in zone file with DNAME

I've found that I can edit zone file like this $ORIGIN us.example.com. @ IN DNAME another.example.com. But what if I do not know all subdomains in advance, is it possible to do ...
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Reverse zone not working with BIND9

I'm trying to configure a DNS server in UBUNTU 12.04 with BIND9 service.I'm able to successfully configure the same and the when I'm executing nslookup command it works well.However,the host command ...
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What are some of the hacks that DNSsec is intended to prevent

I know that the overall purpose of DNSsec is to prevent spoofing your DNS record. But what are some of the actual processes/routines that are used that DNSsec actively prevents?
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Bind/Named DNS server on ISPConfig sometimes working

I have Installed preconfigured system with ISPConfig panel on VPS server. When I create DNS zones and configure them, server work for some time then for some time timeouts and global dns (like ...
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DFS Namespace is inaccessible when DC4 is up and running

DC1, DC2 and DC3 are at site A. DC4 and DFS server (2008 R2) are at Site B. DC4 is Server 2003 and not a Global Catalog. DC1, DC2 and DC3 all are Server 2003, FSMO role holders and a Global Catalog. ...
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Unable to successfully enter to a subdomain

I have a little issue here trying to enter to a subdomain, I would like you to get me clear about the command line I am using because actually it got me confused. server block for domain listen ...
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DNS subdomain linking to service on port 5000 [duplicate]

My website is running on AWS EC2 on /var/www/html on port 5000. I would like to create a DNS A Zone test.example.com linked to that website. On the domain page I can only add the IP, not the port, so ...