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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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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Auto Start several terminals on linux

Every time I reboot my linux machine I have to set up 5 or 6 terminals and Im trying to find a way to do this automatically. Bind a script to a shortcut or on startup that starts several terminals ...
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How do I disable Bind?

I followed these instructions in order to enable Bind. http://intridea.com/2010/6/2/using-bind-locally-on-os-x-for-easy-access-to-subdomains?blog=company Now I want to disable it and get back to a ...
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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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Self-hosting a dynamic dns service?

Is there a way to self-host a dynamic DNS service? I really like the flexibility of DynDNS et al, but I'd like to host my own dynamic DNS service so I can have better control and the ability to send ...
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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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Executing a script when DHCPD give an IP

i want to do a setting to dynamically monitor my Work Station on my Wifi network. I've got my name server BIND and my dhcpd server all of that under linux working perfectly. But i didn't find any ...
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The fastest way for relinking a directory

I use a Gentoo Linux, and I'm currently moving my /usr/portage (portage's database, containing thousands of small ebuild files), /var/tmp/portage (portage's compiling directory), and /var/tmp/ccache ...
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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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Using BIND as a Personal DNS Server on Windows XP

My ISP's DNS server is very crappy and I've been trying out various alternatives to it. I came across Treewalk ( http://ntcanuck.com/ ) and BIND, and decided to use Treewalk as it seemed easier. But ...