"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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VPS Multi-Site DNS Configuration [closed]

I have a VPS with Vultr. My intention with this VPS is to provide hosting for my customers' sites using their domain. I'm sorted with regards to setting up the Virtualmin/Webmin combo for my control ...
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want the client domain xyz.com to show the content of abc.com while in url it shows xyz.com (logo and branding to be set up on the fly) [closed]

i have a website that i have made with cms and branding control. but i don't want to create hosting plan for each domain and upload the same content and database for each domain. First i want to ...
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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 ...
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How long is stub zone NS servers timeout?

I could not find any documentation on how long is a stub zone timeout? i.e. DNS server bar.com with a stub zone foo.com and 2 NS servers in the stub zone: ns1.foo.com and ns2.foo.com What is the ...
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Troubleshooting stub zone issues in Windows DNS

As per subj, is there an efficient way to debug and troubleshoot stub zone DNS resolution under Windows 2008 and 2012? We suspect sometimes nameservers specified in the stub zone cannot be reached or ...
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DNS zone for mail server

This is a real beginners question (please do not jump on vote down!). I checked all related post and could not find the answer. I am setting up a mail server using POSTIX. My hostname is server01 my ...
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Apple Caching Service: How to use with multiple zones

The way Apple's Caching Service works is very opaque, and that makes it difficult to determine how it should be configured for complex networks with multiple DNS zones. We have two campuses and three ...
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DNS Zone File: Who is in charge?

My vps has private nameservers I have a DNS zone defined on the vps. On my godaddy domain, there is a dns zone file section under domain details (which still has some info) I have used multiple ...
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Windows 2008 R2 DNS Server issue - Not saving changes for Transfer Zones

I have a DNS server (Not AD) which is used for websites. The problem is that whenever I change the settings in Zone Transfer and set "Only to server listed in NS tab" and restart the service the ...
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How to migrate Windows DNS to pdns

I want to migrate a Windows based DNS server (server 2008 I think) to powerdns. What's the best way to do this. I'm familiar with pdns and linux but don't know much about the windows part. How do I ...
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Wildcard Sub-domain of Sub-domain

I have the domain example1.com - DNS managed at Linode.com There is a site hosted at example1.com (1.1.1.2) and it works fine. I have an A record for example1.com that points sub.example1.com to ...
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Can we create a CNAME alias for something like docs.mysite.com/xyz [closed]

We maintain links to the documents coming from the following 3 sources. 1. docs.abc.com 2. docs.def.com 3. docs.ghi.com But we do not give a direct link to the user. So we give the links to the ...
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DNS zone names level restrictions [closed]

I'm researching a topic, but can't find any info about it, so I decided to ask here. I read 2 RFCs, but didn't saw anything about that. I presume there is non, but I need to be sure. Is there a ...
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Why is my NS record ns.mysite.com.mysite.com?

I ran this command # dig mysite.com @localhost The result was the below and my zone file is below that. Why is the AUTHORITY SECTION ns.mysite.com.mysite.com? Instead of ns.mysite.com? Another ...
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Master DNS server doesn't serve the clients [closed]

Until yesterday I had a dedicated server with 2 IPs and Plesk. The NS, NS2 is running on same server, I'm using Plesk to add the domain records. Everything I worked great. Yesterday I had to buy an ...
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Sync DNS zones on a Standalone DNS server from a AD integrated zone

I need to install DNS services on a Server [which is a part of a domain but not a Domain Controller]. I have around 12 Domain Controllers which have DNS roles installed on them and they have around 25 ...
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How to set up internal dns to copy public dns plus additional entries?

I have a windows domain example.com and a public domain of the same name. How do I set up my company DNS to resolve all the subdomains like the public DNS does, and more? Do I have to copy the entries ...
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How can I manage all of my domains with minimal configuration?

This is a Canonical Question about DNS server administration. I have one hundred or so domains. All of these domains need to be configured identically, but it seems like a huge waste of time to ...
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dnssec-signzone error 'not at top of zone' for a hosted domain

$TTL 86400 $ORIGIN yoda.domain2.com. @ 1D IN SOA yoda.domain2.com. admin.domain.com. ( 2015021601 ; Serial yyyymmddnn 3h ; ...
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Bind and redirection of clients

Is there any possibility to suggest clients to use a different DNS server to resolve particular domain names? For bind not just forward the query to this server, get the response and serve it to the ...
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Bind DNS Problems

I have setup a Bind DNS server for my website winpack.cf but it seems that something goes wrong: mxtoolbox shows "Lookup failed after 2 name servers timed out or responded non-authoritatively"... I ...
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What is the minimal possible bind configuration that works?

I have been trying to make bind work on Fedora 21, and haven't succeeded doing it. I read a few tutorials which basically instructed me to create a zone for my domain and an inverse mapper, then ...
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How does a client get the zone file?

I understand the role of a NS record, but what I don't understand is how a client (e.g. my computer) get the NS record in the first place? Please help me fill in the gap: I want abc.com I ask ??? ...
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Setting up two Bind9 DNS Servers on LAN with one serving a particular zone and the other hinting to it

I have set up a Bind9 DNS to serve names on a local netword 172.16.0.0/16. This Bind9 DNS service works fine and resides on 172.16.0.4. It serves names in the domain "mydomain.mak" correctly to all ...
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What does a domain registrar do? [closed]

What does a domain registrar actually do? As in, do they facilitate you registering your domain name with the registry? Do they host your domain? I downloaded a couple of top-level-domain zones, ...
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bind “can't find example: SERVFAIL”

I'm trying to setup a dns server on my LAN because my router doesn't support nat reflection and I have virtualhosts which require a domain (can't be reached by IP address) running on apache. I'm not ...
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bind zone file setup for dns round robin

I would like to set up load balancing for my website using DNS round robin. My DNS is managed by my own CentOS 6 server running bind. I added the following into my zone file: @ ...
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Adding a zone from a file via dnscmd - Microsoft DNS

I am trying to add a file backed zone on microsoft dns via dnscmd. I have a zone file in c drive, c:\Windows\zones\test.com.dns Upon entering the command, dnscmd /zoneadd test.com /primary /file ...
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Would it be good idea to share DNS zone files via NFS?

Any expert advice on Bind DNS zone file transfer (master->slave) via NFS? Are there any drawbacks for not using Bind's zone transfer feature? Thanks a lot!
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DNS Zones: criteria to create new zone delegations

If I'm not wrong, within a domain name a company owns, their administrators have complete freedom to create as many cuts (zone delegations) inside the domain tree as he wants, but, inside his own ...
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DNS zone servicing concepts

Currently I am working out some concepts about how DNS works and am running into a question I can't easily find an answer to on the internet. I am looking for an answer based on a set of questions ...
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bind9 reverse zone dns config error - CNAME

i am trying to set up a reverse zone for my bind dns server, under the subnet 192.168.0.65/29 my zone datafile looks like this: @ IN SOA server.example.com. server.example.com. ...
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My reverse zone doesn't work

I'm trying to configure my reverse zones on Centos server. I've read many articles and it looks like I'm doing everything right and don't know what to check or fix next. The following is a part of my ...
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dns zone configuration incorrect

i'm trying to ping mail.example.com but failed. base on my below zone configuration. Did I configure anything wrong? $TTL 604800 ; 1 week @ IN SOA serverad.example.com. root.example.com. ( ...
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How can I get bind to return the same dns answer as DNSMASQ returns?

As Dnsmasq does not support Views, I have installed and configured bind9. Everything works, however I am noticing on a specific entry that my bind server is not returning the same answer/response as ...
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How to add “@” A HOST record in PowerDNS?

In a typical web host's online ZONE editor, you'd refer to your primary IP Address as @ and refer the www CNAME to that primary @ A HOST. I am trying to set up my own MySQL backend PowerDNS server ...
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Is it acceptable (or possible) to use an IP Address as a nameserver entry for a domain name? [duplicate]

I am attempting to use bind9 on my linux VPS to "host" the zone files for my domain name. My confusion is that my VPS's hostname is that domain name. If a client were to look up ns1.mydomain.com and ...