BIND is by far the most widely used DNS software on the Internet. It provides a robust and stable platform on top of which organizations can build distributed computing systems with the knowledge that those systems are fully compliant with published DNS standards.

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BIND DNS - updating the IP address of the NS record

I'm running a BIND9/Ubuntu DNS server on Amazon EC2. The DNS server was working great, until I decided to change the IP address on the server to a different one (using the elastic IP system.) Any ...
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Using sub-subdomains with bind

Can you put multiple levels of sub-domains in the main zone with bind? I have one zone called example.com and I want to create a sub-domain like host01.nyc.us.example.com. Can I make an entry like ...
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How to bind applications to specific network adapter

I am currently using a computer in a corporate environment which is connected to the intranet through the ethernet adapter and to the internet through the wireless adapter. The problem is this: the ...
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Why do you need two different IPs for each NS record in order to run DNS test

Some of my domains run using two different IPs for each ns property in their DNS records, e.g.: ns1.example-1.com 5.5.5.10 ns2.example-1.com 5.5.5.11 and some of my domains have the same IP for all,...
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How to start named (BIND)

When I try to start named on my OS 10.7.3 machine, with the following command: launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/org.isc.named.plist ... I get this error message: launchctl: no plist ...
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How to configure DNS BIND to work locally on one computer?

I want to do some changes to the BIND source code. In order to test those changes I want to be able to post queries to my local BIND server and for it to use only the local zone files. I know how to ...
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sharing an intranet site across several locations

I'm a resident of Utah, USA. I own three houses, one for each of my three wives / families. Each house is connected to the Internet through a cable modem and a LinkSys router. I'm interested in ...
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BInd9 not woking with ipv4 by default

I have an Debian running Bind9 with many logs like error (network unreachable) resolving so set -4 in /etc/default/bind9 but not forced to work with ipv4 look the /etc/default/bind9 # run ...
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Lookup correct, yet no ping

I have setup a local raspberry pi to be a DNS server for the office. It worked (almost) perfectly, until we moved down a floor in the office. The firewall and setup for the network is exactly the ...
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rndc sync -clean example.com on a DNSSEC singed zone

I’vve got a DNSSEC singed zone with dynamic updates and automatic resigning. But if I run: rndc sync -clean example.com example.com.signed will be updated, but not the unsigned file where I add new ...
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named[773]: error (host unreachable) resolving 'B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET/AAAA/IN': 128.63.2.53#53

I keep getting the following error messages in my syslog: named[773]: error (host unreachable) resolving 'B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET/AAAA/IN': 128.63.2.53#53 It seems to happen for all the root servers too....
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Bind configuration?

When I execute dig static.acer.com I have a different answer than if I use google's DNS. With my dns server : # dig static.acer.com ; <<>> DiG 9.10.3 <<>> static.acer....
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Custom DNS server. How they reach each other?

If I have a domain, say example.com at GoDaddy, and a dedicated server, say, 123.123.123.123. I created 2 records in my named server inside my dedicated machine telling to point ns1.example.com and ...
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openwrt ping: bad address on DNS entry. IP is fine

I have two centos/bind dns servers - masterdns.internal.example.com secondarydns.internal.example.com if configuring a desktop I can assign the DNS addresses for each and can successfully ping ...
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Linux Name Resolution-Samba or Bind

I'm trying to make sure that all my PC's(with any OS) & mobile devices can see my Linux computer's name(x100 for example). Is using Samba the best option for this? Or if I install a DNS Server ...
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Why does nslookup give me NXDOMAIN in this case?

I'm configuring a DNS in Fedora. I have the zone file: $TTL 86400 $ORIGIN example.com. @ IN SOA ns.example.com. root.example.com( 2013121201 ;Serial 28800 ;Refresh 15 ...
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how can i set up BIND to use a different DNS for a specific domain

at work we are using a VPN tunnel to communicate with an external network that is set up for testing. There is also a DNS running inside this external network, and I would like to have a local DNS ...
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How do I create a batch file to insert text from a .txt to a new txt and repeat the task?

wow, bad title, but here is what I am looking to do. Text-file-1 contains: 123.com 234.com 567.com I need to have those values inserted into a new document in 2 places, and them move to the next ...
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How could I redirect in bind to another host in case server 1 went down?

I have two servers with same service, so server 1 xxx.myhost.com A record ip 1.1.1.1 server 2 xx2.myhost.com CNAME record to otherhost.com The server number 1 is the principal, so, I gave to my ...
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Mavericks: ping resolves differently from dig

I have BIND9 running on my MBP with a zone for the TLD dev. I then have /etc/resolver/dev setup with the line nameserver 127.0.0.1 so that resolution for that TLD only is performed using my local BIND ...
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Setting up home DNS with Ubuntu Server

I have a webserver (with static IP 192.168.1.5), and I want to have my machines on my local network to be able to access it without modifying /etc/hosts (or equivalent for Windows/OSX). My router has ...
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dhcp static assignment doesn't clean bind after DHCPRELEASE

I've got a set of virtual machines inside VirtualBox on a OSX host. My Gateway-VM is Ubuntu 13.04 with 4 NICs. On this machine ISC-DHCP-Server and Bind9 are running and DDNS-updates work fine when ...
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Can I hide BIND mount points from DF?

Is there a formal way to hide the mount points of BIND from df (in CentOS 6.4) ? It's ugly and distracting. Apparently people have been complaining about it for a decade but I cannot seem to google ...
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One-word link for intranet - top level domain (tld) setup with BIND 9

While it seems to be a kind of typical pattern for the intranet ... however haven't been able to find the right and working solution for it. I'm trying to set up the intranet site accessible by the ...
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Setting up BIND on OSX, which of these default port configurations is preferrable?

I'm following the instructions here on how to set up BIND on OSX, and I've got as far as this point (not very far then!) Watch out! The rndc-confgen utility is extremely handy for generating new ...
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Need help setting up bind in OSX for browser testing in Parallels Windows XP VM

Ok, this will be a somewhat lengthy question. First, some background: I am developing and testing websites on a Macbook (OSX Lion), using Parallels to run various installs of Windows for IE testing. I ...
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How to setup DNS server behind a VPN

I want to host some websites behind a VPN and I need some help with the finer points of the configuration. Thus far I've settled on OpenVPN + Bind9 and I want to configure the domains like this: ...
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Setting up DNS server on VPS on the internet

I have followed multiple online tutorials on setting this up, it is BIND9 on a debian server. It is the only server I have, so it is acting as both ns1, ns1, and the server they domain name should ...
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Unable to resolve top-level domain with BIND on zeroshell

So, I have bind on zeroshell, I can make a DNS zone for lets say "http", I can then set a DNS A record on 'test' for example and have "test.http" point to an IP address But then I have an issue if I ...
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Can't restart bind9 in ubuntu 12.04

When i want to configure mail server in my ubuntu, i have to restart bind9 after make a Domain Name Server (DNS), but it failed. it says rndc: connect failed: 127.0.0.1#953: connection refused ...
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Windows 7 and bind DNS for private use not resolving

I am a web developer and I run a personal DNS server (linux, bind) within Virtualbox on IP 192.168.0.3 to test web sites. I have configured a test domain www.olympias.dom within bind and I have ...
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'Split horizon DNS service' with BIND on windows 7,how to configure?

I want to set up 'forwarding proxy DNS server' on my windows 7,so that i can perform conditional forwarding on my 'ISP's login website' because the way to load the login page of my ISP's website is to ...
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DNS/BIND Issues

I'm experiencing DNS issues while trying to host my own DNS & webserver on my home LAN. Basically, I see proper DNS resolve on the DNS server, but not anywhere else on the LAN or public WWW. I'll ...
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Problem with binding partition

I have this line in my fstab file: /home/bin /bin none bind However whenever I try to cd to /bin instead of /home/bin I get the old /bin. Any idea why it's not working?
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How to navigate to a subdomain without specifying the domain? (in a web browser)

I want to be able to navigate to my home network's web server from my browser without having to type in any domain or top level domain. For example, I want to type: http://mylinuxbox/ and have it ...
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Configure/Change Windows DNS Server Port

How do you configure/change Windows DNS Server Port? I would like to change the port? I've done it with BIND(http://www.golinuxhub.com/2012/08/change-port-no-for-dns-server.html), but cannot find how ...
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DNS server (BIND) stops forwarding. Restart helps. Why?

I'm encountering very strange issue with my DNS server, which is set up to forward requests for a specific domain to another DNS server. After restarting named I'm able to resolve hostnames, but after ...
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SSHD reverse mapping fails, but nslookup, dig, and host resolve correctly

I just set up a dhcp/dns server to manage my home network. After I got everything up and running (and maybe before - I wasn't paying close attention), I noticed that logging into ssh was slow. I ...
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How to connect a domain name to a host?

I have register a domain on internet like domain.com. I have a server on internet which have installed bind9 service on it. I have enter my name server on DNS tools on my provider domain name manager ...
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Set Server Host Name

I wan't to publish my hostname so that I can access the server from anywhere I want. How can I possibly implement this in golang? This can be related to defining java.rmi.sever.hostname to my IP ...
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How to set the logging clause for a chrooted BIND?

This question is a bit similar to this one but the answer that seemed to help the most is Ubuntu specific, and this is running on OSX 10.6.8. With this logging clause: logging { category ...
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*.example.com wildcard domain can be parsed from a single page?

For a domain 'example.com' - what is the easiest way to set up a wildcard dns (*.example.com), hosting, and htaccess/httpd.conf/virtualhost, and script on a page so that: how.do.i.setup.a.site.with....
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How to block subreddits with BIND9?

Please help me block NSFW subreddits like this one (http://www.reddit.com/r/NSFW/) I would like to keep access to SFW subreddits, but block certain subreddits that are distracting or NSFW. I know ...
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Blank 'name' field in DNS zone file record

I am currently parsing a large number of zone files at my work so that we can store this data in a database and easily regenerate zone files. I am trying to make my parser quite strict, so that we ...
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Why can't my browser resolve a hostname through /etc/hosts?

I set up a Apache2 on a new Solaris machine on my company's internal (firewalled) network and configured it for name-based virtual hosts. We don't yet have a domain for the new machine, so I ...
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How can I update dynamic IP from pfsense box, using my own DNS server?

Ok, let me try to put this together. I have one pfsense box with one dynamic IP address, and on another location (other country) I'm running VPS with my DNS server (bind9). So now, I want to make ...
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should i add an additional dns name to the zone for nameserver instead of using just its default hostname?

On a BIND install for a machine that is hostnamed falcon here is my(only) zone file for my LAN web development environment. $ cat /var/named/ld.pvt.zone @ IN SOA ns01....
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When using nsupdate to update both A and PTR records, why do I get “update failed: update RR is outside zone (NOTZONE)”?

When using the following input to nsupdate to assign both an A record and a PTR record at the same time: server dns01.example.com update delete pup01.example.com. A update add pup01.example.com. 300 ...
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Disable DNS proxy in Internet Connection Sharing

I have BIND installed and ICS enabled. When computer starts, ICS binds 53 port before BIND. I tried to set ICS dependency from BIND, but looks like named need some time before port binding, and ICS ...
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What is the proper way of setting up two IP’s with one domain name?

I have two Ubuntu Servers (S1 & S2 for example) on two different public IP’s (static & are in different locations). I got a domain name from GoDaddy. Lets call it, example.com. I have setup ...