"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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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 ...
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NS list does not match list from parent zone

I'm attempting to figure out an error message that I got from dnsstuff.com when examining my DNS records. The error reads as follows. NS list does not match list from parent zone. This should be ...
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Setting up WHM nameservers

I am new to server administration and I've just got a dedicated root server from Hetzner. First I set up in Hetzner's robot DNS entries Registered nameservers: ns1.raybear.com 88.198.32.57 ...
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How do I install and use the cli53 tools on Windows?

I'm trying to find the simplest way to import a large number of BIND zone files in to Route 53. I've had a quick look at the AWS CLI and AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell but they don't seem to include ...
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Should engineering have its own DNS zone, delegate, or subdomain?

We have our organization's primary domain (with AD) example.com. In the past, previous admins have created several other zones - such as dmn.com, lab.example.com, dmn-geo.com etc - as well as ...
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PTR record created, but not found

We are a small ISP, using linux DNS servers. Recently a client has asked us to create a rDNS zone for a specific IP address, which is used for a mail server. They keep getting message failures for ...
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DNS referral / delegation: which DNS is responsible; How to delegate the right way?

Introduction I bought the domain earechnung.at with Hetzner and am using my webspace at All-Inkl. I want to use the nameservers of my webhost (All-Inkl). Zonefiles and Nameservers As I registered ...
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What is the syntax of email address with a dot behind it? in DNS zone file, SOA rr

How i can use a email address with a dot in behind. For example at bellow, email address is hostmaster@example.com, How to use host.master@example.com ? example.com. IN SOA ns.example.com. ...
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domain not accessable without www prefix

I configured bind nameserver for my domain on a VPS with a zone file like this: $TTL 604800 @ IN SOA mydomain.com. root.mydomain.com. ( 5 ; Serial 604800 ...
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SPF Check Failing Because Yahoo and Hotmail Looking for Zone File For Hostname

I have set up an SPF record that passes gmail's SPF record check, but not hotmail, yahoo, port25.com, isnotspam.com, or openspf.net. I believe the SPF record is properly set up for my domain, ...
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MX lookup failed

This is a part of my dns-zone file: ;; MX Records mx.domain.de. 300 IN MX 1 direct.domain.de. ;; CNAME Records www.domain.de. 300 IN CNAME domain.de. mail.domain.de. 300 IN CNAME ...
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Using a cname for root/apex DNS zone loses MX records

DNS is hosted with Media Temple - I mentioning this only because I am curious if my logic is wrong or if this is specific to the way the Media Temple front end is translating input from the edit form ...
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ISPConfig 3 Nameserver setup - Add-on domains do NOT send zone records

I have a virtual machine running ISPConfig 3 as a DNS, Email, Webserver etc. I have one static public IP address, and have the registrar with the glue records/domain all configured properly. All ...
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How to handle multiple DNS servers efficently?

I've recently added more BIND9 DNS servers to my network, and the work of adding each zone/domain i want the slave nodes to be a slave to is becoming far too repetitive, not to mention that having ...
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A shortcut for IP address in the DNS zone config file

A question about DNS zone files syntax (not sure if it's correct term here). For my dedicated server I have the following zone file right now: $TTL 86400 @ IN SOA ns1.first-ns.de. ...
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In Zone file terms, how is a subdomain represented?

I am trying to add a subdomain to my zone file but I'm not sure how to add it. Should I use sub.domain.com A 1.0.0.1 or sub A domain.com or sub C 1.0.0.1? I know this is a very newbie question but I ...
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redirect emails from one domain to another

i have 2 domains. domain.com and domain.org all my emails are at domain.org so i have user1@domain.org user2@domain.org etc... i want that if some have a mistake and he sends email to ...
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DNS forwarder and zone transfer to the same servers

I have a bind server running which is authoritative for one domain say ab.dc.example.com and it is a forward only dns server. It will forward all requests other than ab.dc.example.com to a set of ...
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PTR record only added on IP owner side? no in DNS Zone files?

i wanted to add PTR record, to my domain so the reverse IP is in PTR points to my nameserver. So on my hosting IP provider i set my nameserver for the IP and it now shows in PTR (i used this ...
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Global zones visible in all views

I have a BIND 9 server running, currently serving several domains. For one of these domains I would like to differentiate the answers depending of the asking IP. I know this can be done by views. But ...
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Clarification of why DNS zone files require NS records

This question was originally asked here: Why do DNS zone files require NS records? To summarise: "When I go to my registrar and purchase example.com , I will tell my registrar that my nameservers are ...
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understand BIND9, DNS Master and Slave Zones [closed]

edit: (for clarification) I have two servers. Server 1 has a static IP, and server2 has a dynamic hostname using DDNS services. both servers are running Ubuntu 12.04 lts, and virtualmin. on server ...
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How do I setup zonefiles for mail on multiple subdomains?

Problem: I need to setup zonefiles so that I can setup email users: Both jim@mysite.com, and jim@email.mysite.com, where there are two different users and not aliases. Emails from users @mysite.com ...
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How do I write a zonefile so that DNS changes do not have latency?

I need to test various DNS changes on my domain which require that the zone file changes I make are updated quickly. I'm a bit confused between Refresh, Retry, Expire and TTL values. Which is the ...
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DNS Server using bind on CentOS - does not resolve

I am trying to setup a DNS for a standard lan zone. I have now read every bit of info available but still the DNS server does not resolve with nslookup or dig e.g. "nslookup router.local.lan" => ** ...
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Transfer of zones stops in one view, not the other

I recently set up two nameservers, of course, master (ns1) and slave (ns2). My servers are 192.168.168.16 and .17 and they're both running BIND9. Everything worked fine, zone transfers were working, ...
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Dynamically update DNS zones and records correctly?

Using Bind9 i wish to be able to update both zones and the records of the zones without interrupting the service, as in restarting. I've used nsupdate to control the records but now I'm looking into ...
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DNS Zone in cPanel

This is the Zone of my Hostname : host.mydomain.com IN SOA ns1.mydomain.com host.mydomain.com IN NS ns1.mydomain.com host.mydomain.com IN NS ns2.mydomain.com host.mydomain.com IN A 111.111.111.111 ...
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Can one nameserver query another nameserver for the proper A record?

FakeDomain.com 's DNS servers at the registrar is ns1.fakeserver.com & ns2.fakeserver.com . This can't be updated. I can change the zone file for ns1.fakeserver.com & ns2.fakeserver.com . ...
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DNS zone file for subdomain, query returns host not found 5(REFUSED)

I'm trying to setup subdomains on my DNS server running Yadifa 1.0.2 on Ubuntu 12.10 64bit but can't get it to work. in my yadifad.conf, my zone looks like this <zone> type ...
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Named doesn't seem to resolve or dig my domain

Here's my named.conf // // named.caching-nameserver.conf // // Provided by Red Hat caching-nameserver package to configure the // ISC BIND named(8) DNS server as a caching only nameserver // (as a ...
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Cant see DNS zone Security properties or edit/ADD anything being a domain admin

We have a single domain in multiple forest environment. I tried to add a record to one of the reverse lookup zones of the domains which is a single domain in the single forest , i didnt have the ...
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DNS Error: Whenever I tracert the web name it shows “able to resolve target system name”

I think something is wrong with my DNS file. Can someone help with the issue, my DNS is as follows example.com. 86400 IN SOA ns1.ip.secureserver.net. exampleemail.gmail.com. ( ...
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“zone has no NS records” error while setting up subdomain

I'm following this tutorial: http://groups.drupal.org/node/16862 to setup sub-domain on my ubuntu machine. In step III, I use the same db.mydev as the tutorial except the IP: mydev. 86400 IN SOA ...
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SPF record for sending emails

The website is under our server with the domain: xxxx.org.il the client email is xxxx@yyyyyy.co.il the email they get is from a third party the email we sent from the website are trough one of the ...
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Overwrite SOA expiry in a bind9 slave name server.

I run a slave name server of a domain that I do not have full control over (i.e. changing the SOA is not possibly). The SOA specifies an expiry time of one week. For various reasons, I’d like to ...
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How can I configure BIND that it FORWARDS lookups to an internet dns

I would like to configure BIND that I have a few "local" zones with manual entries and all other lookups should be forwarded to an external internet dns. How can I do that? Maybe I'm absolutely ...
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Wrong IP address in ssh restart

I've just set up a second vps (s2.example.com) and when trying to restart SSH I'm getting the following error: "The authenticity of host 'restart (xxx.xxx.xxx.74)' can't be established." The IP ...
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BIND no longer responds to AXFR Requests

Recently we moved our primary external DNS server. It has three caching DNS slaves in front of it provided by our ISP. They've told us they've started getting access denied requests when doing zone ...
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How to Zone Forward to a List of Alternative Name Servers in pfSense 2.0.1

I'm not sure if dnsmasq is involved in this process on pfSense or not. Before pfsense, we'd do this in BIND thusly: zone "firstpartner.com" { type forward; forwarders { 1.2.3.4; 5.6.7.8; ...