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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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3answers
47 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
79 views

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 ...
2
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1answer
42 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
238 views

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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52 views

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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2answers
164 views

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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1answer
48 views

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 ...
4
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1answer
299 views

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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1answer
252 views

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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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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1answer
447 views

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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319 views

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 ...
3
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3answers
113 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
52 views

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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0answers
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BIND9 / DNS Zone / Dedicated Server / Unique Reverse DNS

I locate a dedicated server in a datacenter with no DNS Zone setup. Datacenter panel have 1 textfield only you can fill one Reverse DNS only. According with datacenter instructions here... ...
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1answer
42 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
18 views

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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2answers
77 views

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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2answers
316 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
27 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
123 views

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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0answers
360 views

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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1answer
86 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
268 views

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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1answer
493 views

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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2answers
991 views

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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0answers
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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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votes
1answer
54 views

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 ...
1
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2answers
316 views

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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1answer
383 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
105 views

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 ...
2
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1answer
1k views

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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1answer
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using TSIG how to add zone named configuration file?

Ive set up 2 dns servers. using tsig can someone tell me or direct me to a how to for adding zone to named.conf or named.conf.local file automatically? i mean if i add a zone in named.conf and file of ...
2
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1answer
103 views

How to copy DNS zones from Slicehost to DNSmadeasy

It seems that Slicehost DNS doesn't offer AXFR, but it does have an API. I have about 20 domains in Slicehost DNS and I'd like to automate the export process if possible. I've been trying to figure ...
5
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1answer
459 views

DNS synonyms: multiple zones, one zone file

I have a site with a bunch of synonym domains. The site itself accepts all the different domains, and redirects to the correct domain name. Is there any reason not to configure zones.conf like so: ...
4
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1answer
58 views

Can the dns' domain be in its own spf record?

I'm finally fixing up my dns zone files in Gandi, which has a handy feature that lets me use the same zone file for several domains. So I can keep 1 zone file for a single domain and all its tld's. ...
2
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3answers
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Is it possible to define a block in a zone file as constant in Dynamic DNS (using bind)?

bind mangles my zone file every time a DNS update is done. If defining a block as constant isn't possible, is it possible to have 2 or more zone files describing one domain? The intent being one zone ...
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1answer
587 views

dns zone transfer to solaris slave

i'm running bind9 as a primary DNS-server for a private zone on debian gnu/linux, and everything is happy. the namserver is working at IP X.X.X.X1, $ dig foo.zoneA @dns.zoneA ; <<>> DiG ...
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1answer
164 views

Can't access my main domain (“Couldn't resolve host”)

I have a domain (bydorian.com) and today I tried to remove the www at the beginning. But now the sub-domain works (www.bydorian.com) but not the main domain (bydorian.com). The curl response is : ...
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1answer
2k views

Gmail DNS Settings - Do I need CNAME and an A Record?

I'm just a little confused... I'm using Gmail for my mail service, and have followed their instructions. I wanted to allow users to access their email via mail.mydomain.com, but just hoping to get a ...
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2answers
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How can I make site.co site.com site.in site.info site.me all point to the same hosting provider

I have several top level domains registered, how do I make all these domains point to one single domain through DNS (is this possible or should I do a redirect?) i.e. my site.info is up an running ...
2
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2answers
457 views

BIND/DNS Zone meaning of “IN”

I have been reading http://www.centos.org/docs/5/html/Deployment_Guide-en-US/s1-bind-zone.html but the document raised a question. What is the meaning of IN? Is it just a class which is optional or ...
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3answers
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MX Subzone DNS Setup on xname.org

I've a zone example.tld configured with a wildcard CNAME (1&1), A records (custom & 1&1), MX records (1&1), and a subzone record (NS) pointing to ns1.xname.org. I've configured the ...
2
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2answers
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Can I remove these DNS zones?

I manage a server without a cpanel, I installed Webmin on it. And under Bind settings I have these zones: "Root zone" "0" "0000::1" "127.0.0.1" "mydomain.com" "localhost" ...
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2answers
230 views

Fetch zone file for a domain name

I'm trying to move 2 web-servers (with German and Russian domain names) from one hoster to another one (where I can create/maintain own DNS zones). Before changing anything, I'd like to fetch and ...