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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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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“bind” DNS server and considering “/etc/hosts”

in my LAN I use a small machine as server/gateway (with Ubuntu 10.04). On this server runs bind9 DNS server and all LAN clients are using it as unique DNS. Everything works ok, except that I'd like to ...
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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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MAC & IP Binding not working on TP-LINK router

I have my home server up and running. I had my router set up so that it forward outside calls directly to the server so I could access it from anywhere. For some unkown reason it started misbehaving. ...
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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: ...
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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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How to delete binded port from cmd in Windows 7?

How to delete binded port in Windows 7 from cmd? I'm developing client server application which running on the port 3434 and also is binded on port 0.0.0.0. When I type in cmd netstat -an, I get this ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Bind domain name to hosting CentOS

I own "YouPlus.biz" and I own hosting at 192.169.218.8 (goddady VSP) I have been trying to Bind youplus.biz to 192.169.218.8 but have had no luck. have tried: ...
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Local DNS using Bind9

I have a few computers on my home network that I would like to assign names to. I don't want them to be a TLD, just aliases, like "orange" or something. The tutorials that I was reading such as this ...
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BIND9 on CentOS issue querying from Windows

I've just built a CentOS 6 server and configured BIND9 (named) to run. Zone files are configured and NSLOOKUP, DIG and HOST are all working from the CentOS box. When I move to my Windows PC, nslookup ...
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Troubleshot erronous BIND9 DNS Address entry

I setup a BIND9 DNS server in the LAN as a backend to Samba4 service. The network address of my LAN is 192.168.2.0/24 and I statically specify the IP address of DNS server as 192.168.2.144. ...
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How to configure a 10. network in bind? (PTR)

I'm trying to configure a zone for a 10.0.1.0/24 network. I have rfc1918 zones defined, but then I commented out 10.in-addr.arpa network, since I'm neading it. I then configured a db.1.0.10 file ...
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Issue with my DNS and PTR record setup

I have been trying to setup my DNS server, and I have got powerdns configured to do basic stuff. My issue is that RPT records doesn't resolve correctly when I run dig command against public DNS ...
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csh bindkey what is “\346”

It looks like I cannot use Ctrl+right_arrow to forward word on my c shell. After some effort I found out that the all the key bindings can be found with bindkey command and I get these: "\306" ...
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Does Send mail can turn on external recursion in BIND DNS Server?

I've a Ubuntu 10.04 package from Godaddy, It includes BIND and Sendmail pre-installed. Normally recursion enabled for Internal DNS queries and recursion is disabled for External DNS queries. (Please ...
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Copying BIND9 authentication files to new machine

I've recently got my first BIND server up & running, and one of the first things I did after getting it working was to copy some of the configuration files to my virtual machine. EDIT: These ...
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Bind9 dns-cache returns my ip to bad queries

I'm having some issues with my bind9 dns cache returning an answer to any query. Why? Can I disable that behavior somehow? nslookup not.a.valid.query Server: UnKnown Address: 192.168.0.1 ...
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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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Pin Hostnames to MAC Addresses when using Dynamic DNS Updates

I want to start using dynamic DNS updates for an internal system. I'd like the DNS server to pin a hostname to a MAC address so that once the host registers, then the DNS server will not allow others ...
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Reverse DNS Zone not working properly BIND9

I am using the 10.0.0.x scheme for my LAN. I have a Raspberry Pi that hosts certain services, including DNS. I am running into a problem with what I think is my reverse zone. The RPI is on ...
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DNS config for NAT with BIND

Over the past days, i installed CentOS on a computer that I'm using to mess around with system admin related tasks. What im doing is, I'm basically making this computer into a "super router" as i like ...
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Solaris BIND / VI - how to view special characters in a zone file?

I'm having some issues with a new zone file and I recall previously that I was prone to using some special characters somewhere that confused BIND. Is anyone aware of a command that would show all ...
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IPSec + Internal DNS on Linux Mint (Ubuntu)

I'm new to desktop Linux, and have Linux Mint 17 installed. My issue is as follows: I use Shrew IPSec client to tunnel into an internal network at a datacenter. It has its own internal DNS for all ...
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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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Nameserver setup

I setup bind on my debian box, and have setup my zone files to have my nameserver defined. When I dig, using for example: dig @123.456.789.123 ns1.mynameserver.com where 123.456.789.123 is the ...
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can't ping hostname from opensuse bind server

I have two virtual machines one is an Opensuse 11.2 configured as a BIND server, the other machine is a Fedora 20 configured as a dns client to the Opensuse machine, both have static ip configured. ...
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BIND9 allow-update with key and TSIG

If I set allow-update{1.2.3.4; key host.domain.tld.key} I can allow anyone at 1.2.3.4 OR anyone who has the host.domain.tld key to update. Is it possible to require that BOTH be satisfied so that ...
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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 ...