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 Server not resolving a single domain

I am running BIND 9.10.3-P4-Ubuntu as an authoritative server for my own domains and to serve DNS for machines in my network. My problem: I am unable to resolve www.cnn.com. All other domains seem ...
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CPU usage of named daemon on CentOS 6

I'm having an issue with the name server daemon using up more CPU than I can understand. I got to this issue while trying to figure out why the VPS I'm running feels slow. First off, the problem of ...
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named the working directory is not writable

I am trying to setup Bind9 on Debian Jessie as described by Debian's Wiki. When I finish, and attempt to start BIND (service bind9 start), I get the dreaded FAIL message. Below is the tail of my /var/...
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Reverse DNS zone not working publicly

I set up a dns server to run publicly and everything is running ok, except for the reverse zone, which locally is successful but doing the query in any other dns gives the following error: root@ns1:/#...
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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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How to get chrome to open a specific link in a new tab repeatedly with a certain in time in between opening

I am attempting to make some binds to automate some processes. I'm fairly new doing this kind of thing. Basically all I need my bind to do is to open a certain link in a new tab every couple of ...
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bind9 as local caching name server and /etc/resolv.conf

I'm trying to set up BIND9 as a local caching DNS server. I'm about to do that on all my systems: Linux, SmartOS, Mac OS X. Seems like it's quite easy to setup bind for that. My question is: Do I need ...
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Restrict|Limit DNS Nameservers

I'm running local DNS (BIND9 on primary and secondary Ubuntu servers). On my Ubuntu desktop, however, I've noticed that while it usually seems to be resolving addresses properly with the local DNS ...
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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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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 BIND to perform DNS redirection

How can I use BIND software to redirect Domain Names from the DNS or zone files?
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How can you satisfy Google's requirement to enforce SafeSearch at the network level?

I have kids that are old enough to start getting curious, and, while I don't think it's an active problem, I'd rather avoid the usual garbage that comes along the average Google search. Google's ...
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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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Reverse DNS setup not working - BIND on CentOS 7

I haven't setup BIND before but am quite knowledgable with DNS (I'm from the Windows world). I'm having a reverse DNS issue. Forward DNS is working fine for the zone int.linuxlab Here are the ...
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tmux: trying to bind utf8 key

I'm using tmux 1.6 with konsole on Fedora 17 i686. I have an azerty keyboard (with accentued chars), and I want ton bind 'ù' key. I made the following ~/.tmux.conf: setw -g utf8 on bind-key ù split-...
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Why can't I have two records for the same name with different TTLs?

I just renewed my TLS certificates, but I haven't installed the new ones yet. I thought I'd add new TLSA records, lower the TTLs of the old ones, wait a while, then swap the certs out and delete the ...
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How do I debug Bind9 DNS server configuration? It is not sending requests to forwarders

I have got DNS Bind9 server installed on my VirtualBox Debian host. Another host from the same network has the nameserver address set as IP_OF_MACHINE_WITH_BIND. This was working ok for some time. ...
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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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Incorrect WINS record on Linux for NetBios, removing bad WINS record

So I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server that I'm trying to get to run as a Domain Controller for a set of Windows machines. I've set up a Bind9 DNS and it works fine, pinging the nameserver gives the correct ...
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Routing requests to my local domain's www to an external www server using bind

Goal I want to get my web browser to display the contents of the page at http://www.google.com when I navigate to http://www.domain.tld (leaving the latter in the browser address bar after loading). ...
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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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One DNS server host two different domains with same NS record?

I'm running bind9 on Debian 8 x64 and want to host two zones for my web site: example.com example.net I configured the named.conf.* files, set up the db.example.com and db.example.net in the zones ...
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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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Setup local domain for private network without editing hosts files

The Problem I host a local website at 192.168.1.2 using WAMP. My router is at 192.168.1.1 But i need a way to provide a hostname to this website. It is not feasible to edit the hosts file on each ...
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Nautilus could not create

I have installed BIND 9.0 after successfully installation it created one user called named Uid =25 Gid =25 I tried to login with this user but I'm getting below error messages Nautilus could not ...
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When running a bind server where do i specify my lan machines hostnames?

So im running an arch linux bind server, and trying to acomplish a pseudo local development domain called ld.pvt so that from my other machines i have web accessible access to the web servers on 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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Bind on different port with linux

I have a bind9 DNS server that I have configured to run in port 55 but I can't get the setup working. The server is works fine but I can't tune my local machine to resolve nameserver queries from 127....
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Chrome seems to bypass local DNS server occasionally

I run my own caching bind server on my local network with a properly configured zone for my local domain 'local.lan'. This bind server happens to be running on an ESXI host inside an Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Centos 7 bind returns nothing

I have tried making a dns server, but when i do the dig command the server returns nothing. I have not had any prior experiences and am only following this tutorial: http://www.itzgeek.com/how-tos/...
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Centos 7 bind issue

I am trying to configure a bind dns server on Centos 7. I have no previous knowledge on setting up dns servers, i am following this tutorial:http://www.itzgeek.com/how-tos/linux/centos-how-tos/...
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assign ip address to domain name

I have Ubuntu 14.04 VPS with PHP, Apache and MySQL, also have 1 dedicated IP address and a register domain with following free Name server: freedns1.registrar-servers.com freedns2.registrar-servers....
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Dual NIC ubuntu yields wrong name resolution

I have a host with 2 NICs: eno16777736 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:0c:29:65:db:43 inet addr:192.168.129.129 Bcast:192.168.129.255 Mask:255.255.255.0 eno33554992 Link encap:Ethernet ...
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How do I setup a local DNS server on Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)?

I had some serious lag to resolve website address and sometimes things simply wouldn’t load; pages keep loading for 5+ minutes without even a timeout error. So I had setup a local DNS server/cache ...
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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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Windows Server DNS Configuration on Multiple Controllers and Zone Transfer

Let's assume I have two domain controllers running Windows Server 2012 in different subnets. As far as I know that version of Windows Server assume them as two masters with equal rights, so any change ...
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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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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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How can i register on dns bind, 2 domains with same ip? Below is the configuration of my dns

zone "zget.com" { type master; file "/etc/bind/db.zget.com"; }; //reverse zone zone "168.192.in-addr.arpa" { type master; file "/etc/bind/db.192"; }; ; ; BIND data file for ...
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Bind IP address to application

I have multiple network interfaces on a single machine. I am wondering how I can bind a network interface to an application. Example: Network Interfaces: eth0, eth1 Application A use dummy0 ...
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DMA/CPU/BIND/NFS and polling

Which of the following is not true? (a) CPU enables interrupts while the DMA is transmitting information. (b) BIND binds SOCKET to an IP address. (c) NFS executes the same request again even though ...
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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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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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dns forwarding for specific zone not working - bind

In bind we created specific zone and got set a forward options, but it fails to resolve. Details as follow, For mydomain.com dns working fine. but we use developer site called mydomain.com.dev we ...
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Site displays with Curl but not within the browser

I've set up a dev-enviroment on Debian 7 and installed the following services: Apache Bind9 I have one site that is reachable through "asix.debian.local". I've set up the zone and added NS and A ...
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How to update Zone File to add A-records

I need to to automate the addition of a-records to db.mydomain.com. I've tried to simply edit the file with sed and echo commands, but this doesn't work. It's creating a similarly named file besides ...
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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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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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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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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 ...