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Named failed due to permissions and connect fail error

I'm facing a serious problem which has knocked out my server. For some unknown reason, named is no longer working, despite doing my best to remediation the issues found on the logs. I get this error ...
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how to “match-clients” on Bind9 to match with IP of who use the DNS

I just setup a GeoDNS server with bind9.9.5 with geoip patch following this kind of configuration: http://www.caraytech.com/geodns/ The server dns work very well and geoip modules do the job. What ...
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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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Export Bind-DLZ data to traditional named.conf?

I'm looking to convert a Bind-DLZ based setup to a PowerDNS based setup. To do this, I would like to use the zone2sql tool that comes with PowerDNS. Sadly, this tool skips right over the DLZ defined ...
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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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DNSSEC auto signing and file handling

I would like to know how files are handled in a auto-dnssec environment. My current setup (non-DNSSEC) places the zones files in /var/named/data. These files are then read by the bind server. If I ...
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BIND/named: zone sigilhosting.com/IN: not loaded due to errors

It's been working perfectly until my cPanel license expired and I had to renew it. I keep getting this error when running named-checkzone: zone sigilhosting.com/IN: NS 'ns1.sigilhosting.com' has no ...
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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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What's wrong with my BIND setup? [closed]

So I have been trying to setup BIND / named as a primary / secondary name server for a domain name I purchased a while back because I switched my hosting plan from shared to VPS recently. I think I ...
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BIND9, nsupdate and damn DDNS

I've scoured through so many HOWTO pages on DDNS to try and fix this... I'm at a loss. WorkstationX = CentOS 6.2 x64 ServerX = Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64 I don't understand why it's not working... I'm ...
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Centos BIND server: Unable to start named daemon

I've installed a fresh Centos server and installed bind and bind-utils to it. The content of /etc/named.conf is: # create new options { directory "/var/named"; allow-query { localhost; ...
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Centos: error Configuring a DNS server for the first time, “options: command not found”

I'm configuring a DNS server from scratch and it's the first time i'm doing it. I've used yum install -y bind bind-utils in order to installe the required tools. I then edited /etc/sysconfig/named ...
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Variables in named.conf

My server have one IP and several domains hosted. One and same IP appear in named.conf and several zone files. When the IP address of the server changes, I need manually to change all those IP's. ...
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Bind DNS configuration, dig command don't resolve name

I am using Fedora 17 with bind 9. I tried to manually configure a DNS for a network, editing /etc/named.conf: options { listen-on port 53 { localhost; }; listen-on-v6 port 53 { ::1; }; directory ...
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How to stop amplification attacks BIND DNS? [duplicate]

I am having trouble determining what values I should set my rate-limit to. The only example I have seen is this ... rate-limit { responses-per-second 5; window 5; }; ...
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Bind DNS rate-limit and values for responses-per-second and window

In my DNS server's named.conf I see rate-limit { responses-per-second 5; window 5; }; What does this actually mean? And can it cause DNS clients problems? Is this ...
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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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Cannot Able To Start Named services in ssh

My web application domain.com:9080/webapp was working fine. Bu i would like to remove port number from address. One of forum person suggested me http://www.virtualmin.com/node/19608 link and i ...
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view external: query (cache) denied on bind9/named

Is this an attack? I get a lot of : view external: query (cache) denied in the /var/log/messages
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How do I add dns key to https://dlv.isc.org?

I am trying to set up DNSSEC. I am following this how-to: How to from ISC Web Site However, when I try to paste in any line from dlvset-thelinuxgeek.org. and dsset-thelinuxgeek.org., I get the ...
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How do I use /etc/named.conf to configure named on Ubuntu 12.04?

I've been reading a bit on how to configure my own DNS server. I have a host of questions but this is the first that came up: I edited /etc/named.conf and created the appropriate zone files. I tried ...
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How to add second domain to named.conf?

I have two domains registered with a registrar and a VPS with a hosting provider (separate). I was able to get one of the domains accessible by adding the following to /etc/named.conf : zone ...
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How to restrict zone transfers to specific authorized servers only

I recently failed a PCI compliance scan because of the following: This DNS server allows unrestricted zone transfers. Attackers may be able to use this information to gain knowledge on the ...
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Disallow recursion on named.conf

I want to disable recursive DNS queries against the nameserver Does this line work out recursion no; or do I have put in these lines allow-transfer {“none”;}; allow-recursion {“none”;}; recursion ...
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How to allow bind to cache lookup queries

I am using bind-9.3.6-4 in my CentOS 5. How can I allow bind to cache lookup queries so that if there are similar queries it should check from my cache instead doing a lookup from the DNS servers ...
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DNS Zone file and virtual host question (repost because my question got moved and now I can't comment on the original for some reason)

Sorry this is a repost, the original question got moved to here form stack overflow and for some reason I can't comment or respond to answers on that one anymore. Hi all, I'm trying to set up a ...
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can't start bind - 'cannot access /var/named/run-root/etc/pki/dnssec-keys: ' … 'could not open entropy source'

I'm completely boggled by bind! Would massively appreciate any tips. When I try to start bind I see: root@WIG001-001 ~]# /etc/init.d/named start ls: cannot access ...
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Visualizing DNS named query logs

Anyone out has suggestions as to what is available for visualizing logs produced by named?
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Conditional DNS forwarding with named on Linux

I have a Centos 5.2 server which runs named for DNS resolution - it doesn't hold any information of its own, and just forwards all requests. From the named.conf: options { [...] forwarders ...
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Is it possible to recover a deleted named.conf if named still running?

If, for example, you spend some time working on a named.conf, and then by mistake clear it and save it (thanks to vi), is there a saved copy of the named.conf in the running instance that I could ...
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What is the diff between resolv.conf and named.conf forwarders?

As I have been troubleshooting the DNS creation process in Ubuntu I have noticed that the following files appear redundant: etc/bind/named.conf.options (or a section of named.conf depending on how ...
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Should I use /etc/bind/zones/ or /var/cache/bind/?

Each tutorial seems to have a different opinion on this. For my ISC BIND zones, should I use /etc/bind/zones/ or /var/cache/bind/? In the last install, I used /var/cache/bind/ but only because I was ...