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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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2answers
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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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1answer
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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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2answers
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
125 views

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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1answer
181 views

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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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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3answers
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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 ...
2
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1answer
489 views

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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2answers
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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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1answer
429 views

Visualizing DNS named query logs

Anyone out has suggestions as to what is available for visualizing logs produced by named?
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3answers
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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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3answers
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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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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 ...