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"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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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; ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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. ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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bind: what is the zonefile SOA RR grammar?

It's been a few days that I am doing my best to properly understand the bind9 official documentation: http://ftp.isc.org/isc/bind9/cur/9.7/doc/arm/Bv9ARM.html There are many bind9 tutorials out ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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bind9 and multiple zone master based on domains

Is it possible to setu bind9 as a caching server, but for specific domains to use one zone master and for the nonspecified to use another zone master? Our setup: Inhouse there is a DNS-server, which ...
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Zone file explaination, DNS?

I have a question regardin this Zone file from wikipedia.com " $ORIGIN example.com. ; designates the start of this zone file in the namespace $TTL 1h ; default expiration time of ...
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Bind zone transfer refused

UPDATE: BIND Version: [root@10.224.45.130] $ named -v BIND 9.3.6-P1-RedHat-9.3.6-16.P1.el5 Operating System: CentOS release 5.6 (Final) After running [root@10.224.45.131] $ dig @10.224.45.130 ...
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Is @ the same as the IP address for @ in the MX record entry of a zone file?

I have the following configuration in my DNS Zone. I want to switch the @ record to a different IP address, but I want to keep the MX records the same. Please note the IP address has been changed to ...
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Add an intranet ip address to security zone programatically?

I have an ASP.NET application and have published to our company's intranet. Problem I have here is getting 350 computers to add the site's IP address (ie: 123.1.1.123) to the Local Intranet trusted ...
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Zone File Confusion - i don't understand what's wrong!

i've recently changed the few sites I manage to reside on one vps, instead of multiple hosting accounts. All of them successfully transferred except one, which is giving me issues, and I'm unsure why. ...
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Nameserver does not have A record

I recently upgraded BIND on my DNS server and now DNS isn't working for any of my websites. Performing an nslookup results in a timeout, and using dig on a different server tells me there are no ...
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Loading a zone without A entries

I's like to load a zone which has a NS specified by no A. It's going to be used for dynammic updates (basic zone has to exist before the updates are done). This used to work with bind version 9.3.4, ...
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Problem zone file configuration bind9

this is my configuration file zone $TTL 604800 @ IN SOA SH.globaltic.tk. root.globaltic.tk. ( 2011052501 ;serial ...
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dig: “Transfer failed.”

INPUT: dig +multiline google.com axfr OUTPUT: ; <<>> DiG 9.7.3-RedHat-9.7.3-1.fc14 <<>> +multiline google.com axfr ;; global options: +cmd ; Transfer failed. What am I ...
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Performance issue on solaris 10 zone. Multiple pollsyscalls

We have slow running JAVA program on a Solaris 10 Zone. I ran a truss on the pid and noticed following messages getting generated even when program is not doing anything: pollsys(0x00000000, 0, ...
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BIND: one forward, multiple reverse?

How do I deal with the case where a domain has addresses in more than one subnet? EG: (bob.com) joe.bob.com A 14400 10.20.0.10 jim.bob.com A 14400 10.20.0.11 mary.bob.com A 14400 ...
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DNS zone validation warnings

I just used "http://www.intodns.com/" to test my DNS setting. What is this below problem? How to solve it? Different autonomous systems WARNING: Single point of failure and Different subnets ...
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DNS Configuration Help for dedicated hosting server

I currently have a dedicated server UBUNUT 10.04lts with my own email server, dns server, and web server all running from the same box. I would like to love the DNS services off this box if at all ...
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Nameserver cant resolve my domain. My fault or theirs?

On my dedicated server at server4you.de I had theese nameservers preconfigured: nameserver 85.25.128.10 nameserver 85.25.255.10 they were unable to resolve my domain names 2xfun.de and ...
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Zone File for my own domain on my own server

I recently aquired a domain from GoDaddy, but find their zone file editing rather bad, since it won't let me do double subdomains, like bb.api.example.com, which are possible, since other web hosts ...
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Solaris 10 shared-ip zone networking woe: connections get in (slowly) but they don't get out

I'm having network problems with a Solaris shared-ip zone -- connections in are painfully slow; connections out fail (save that the pinging the global zone by IP address from the local zone gets one ...
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Add site to Internet Explorer Security Zone in GP without deleting all other settings

What I have figured out is this: GP: User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Internet Explorer -> Internet Control Panel -> Site to Zone Assignment list. If I enable it, and add a site ...
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BIND addon domain zone file

With addon domain I mean an additional zone (having two domain zones, one which is set up to act as an authoritative domain and has the nameservers set up, and the other just an additional domain that ...
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BIND: how to delegate subzone to other DNS server?

I'm in the process of migrating from a workgroup served by a BIND9 DNS server, to a AD Domain based on Windows Server 2008 R2, and I'd like to keep using the BIND server until the AD infrastructure is ...
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Change of Domain result in Lost Emails?

Recently we've had quite a few requests where clients are changing their domain names and want to keep the same email addresses and have the new domain be the main site. The old domain will then ...
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Managing zone files

We host our very own DNS server (BIND) for various reasons, including the fact that we deploy and kill machines very often and that we sometimes need to load balance via DNS very quickly. However, ...
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One DNS zone per domain or all in one?

In my DNS administration software I have a option to create a new DNS zone and option to add records to existing DNS zone that I use for my first domain. I would like to add next doman in DNS. Should ...
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DNS (named) zone file loads correctly but does not resolve

I have a very strange problem that I not able to figure out. On my server I host two applications with two different domains: 1. onlinelogistics.eu 2. resursecrestine.org I also host a DNS server ...
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DNS Zone Info - Old Info Failed to Update with Nameserver Switch

Is the DNS Zone info determined by (or stored at) the host server or the registrar? I just had a DNS zone issue where some of the old host's manually-updated DNS Zone info was carried through (or ...
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Correct SPF Record Usage?

My txt entry for my domain is as follows: txt --> "v=spf1 a ip4:aspmx.googlemail.com ptr:aspmx.googlemail.com include:aspmx.googlemail.com -all" I have also tried to use 'ptr' in addition to 'a', ...
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Automatically sync all zones between BIND 9

Is there a way to automatically synchronize all zones between BIND (9) servers so that I don't have to add zones to the slave when I add them to the master?