"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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Clone a Solaris Zone from an Existing Snapshot?

How do I clone a zone from a snapshot created some time ago? I did not manage to do this and I am afraid Solaris 11 does not allow this. But I think this is a very straight use case and maybe I am ...
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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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; ...
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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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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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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. ...