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Does wildcarding significantly hurt BIND Performance?

I have enabled RPZ on my BIND 9.9.4 DNS server and I wanted to be able to wildcard some records in my RPZ zone, but I am afraid of the performance hit this might cause. Does anyone out there have some ...
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DNS zone fallback file

I have the following DNS zone(bind): zone "." IN { type master; file "named.root"; }; If this zone directive cannot resolve the address, how can I "fallback" to another file for the same ...
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install BIND9 AS A source RPMs

I want to install BIND9 with its source code on Linux (CentOS 6.3), we know by using yum install bind* we don't get the source code, we get only the binary files. Can anybody explain to me how to ...
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Force local DNS resolution for external hosts

My Environment: *OS:* Angstrom Linux DNS: Bind Current Scenario: User connects to my private offline network. User tries to access google.com, and my box is on a private network therefore they ...
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When to use BIND vs internal DNS for Samba 4 backend

The docs say, "Bind as DNS backend is recommended, if you plan setup a complexer DNS setup, than the Samba 4 internal DNS currently made possible." What exactly is the threshold for "a complexer DNS ...
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How to host a website on personal computer

I want to start hosting my website at my own computer as well websites of my friends too (say mini hosting platform). I learned Debian, Bind9 and Apache for this purpose. On my system everything is ...
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How to attach my domain with bind in real www

How to attach my domain with bind in real wwwI install bind9, with apache. By God's very grace every thing went smooth. my dig, host, nslookup and ping provide this info: my system ip address: ...
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binding ip address to hostname

I just registered a domain name and paid for hosting with CentOS and I found that I had to do the binding myself following the lengthy steps http://www.linux-sxs.org/internet_serving/bind9.html I was ...
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$ORIGIN directive in IPv6 zone files

I have often seen similar BIND zone files: $ORIGIN 2.0.3.0.8.b.d.0.1.0.0.2.ip6.arpa. $TTL 604800 @ IN SOA ns1.example.org. hostmaster.example.org. ( 1978022513 ; Serial 10800 ...
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Managing (Dynamic) DNS Zone Files with Puppet (Solved)

I'm running a Debian 7.0 (Wheezy) server and I have a dynamic DNS setup wherein my clients make DHCP requests and the DHCP server updates the DNS zone files with whatever IP was assigned to each ...
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Looking up a local domain name without specifying the local DNS server

I've set up a local domain name by creating a zone (by following the steps in this tutorial). Why I look the domain using dig, I get the right results when using the following command: dig ...
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Can't get BIND and NS to work properly [closed]

I just got myself an unmanaged Dedicated VPS from OVH and I don't have a prior experience of setting up servers or DNS servers but I followed a couple of tuts and installed webmin and created NS Zones ...
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include a binded folder for each new users created

In a nutshell, my ftp server consists of 2 folders for each individual users. so john has this on his directory /home +/john +/pub <-- binded to /var/ftp +/private my public folder ...
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How to bind ppp0 interface (PPTP VPN) as 'external' in proxy server?

I'm trying to bind ppp0 interface (PPTP VPN) as 'external' interface in proxy server (Tinyproxy). Unfortunately it does not work. Using route add -net default gw 10.9.0.1 I can make all the traffic ...
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I want to expose “easy” URL's for machines on a home network. Is custom DNS/BIND the answer?

I recently convinced my room mates to cut the cord and go cable free, and they've found it pretty great so far. I'm in the process of setting up a pretty sweet, mostly automated home theater setup ...
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bind9: client update denied

I've a bind9.7.3 running on Debian squeeze. I've configured a zone to accept dynamic update using a key: (I've replaced the key and the actual domain names ...) key "yme" { algorithm ...
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Bind DNS rate-limit and values for responses-per-second and window

In my DNS server's named.conf I see rate-limit { responses-per-second 5; window 5; }; What does this actually mean? And can it cause DNS clients problems? Is this ...
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Is it possible to bind a shell script to a key press [duplicate]

I used xev to find the key code for fn-f5 and came up with a little script to toggle the bluetooth on or off. My question is whether it's possible to bind fn-f5 (keycode 246) to my shell script ...
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Setup of DNS zone with secure zone updates

How do I run a dns server with a zone for a local domain and be able to add dynamic entries to the dns zone securely from selected hosts? I have tried to setup a domain 'rag.local' with bind9. I have ...
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centos 6, hostname won't resolve, dns issue, loop detected

I've searched everywhere and tried all the suggestions that I've seen, but I just can't get this to work now (it was working before). This is the first time I've ever installed a test server that I ...
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“Fake” DNS for a single host

I am running a bind9 dns server at my home network, serving for all my internal servers in my domain local / 192.168.x.x - one of those, extweb.local 192.168.1.33 is also visible from the internet as ...
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Configuring ssh fingerprints on dns to replace known_hosts fails

The SSHFP records were generated on the ssh server as follows and then added to the zone in bind: $ ssh-keygen -r www.test.us. www.test.us. IN SSHFP 1 1 ad04dfaf343a93beeb939eed1612168f7eadbed7 ...
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In a recursive dns query what happens ttl = 0?

in name resolution (current version of bind), what happens when a recursive answer reaches ttl 0 on the return trip?
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Change/Create permissions for a folder

How can I create (if the folder is new) or change (if the folder was already existent) permissions for a folder? In particular, I want to create a subdirectory in /etc/bind/ where I can put the ...
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dig @nameserver doesn't work

I have Ubuntu 12.04 with BIND9, working just as a caching server (forwarding to 8.8.8.8). When I use, for example, dig +norecurse @l.root-servers.net www.uniroma1.it, I obtain the following output ...
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Do I need a new zone for each domain I have on my server?

I currently have a working BIND nameserver Running on my dedicated ubuntu server box. I have one zone set up.. example.com with its own nameservers. If I want to add a new domain to point to the ...
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How to configure dhcpd to register ipv4 with bind while having static ipv6 addresses?

I have IPv6 configured on my local network via radvd; it advertises a routable IPv6 block, that all the machines auto-configure.s I have IPv4 assigned to a NAT'd block via dhcpd and that updates ...
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pwd: show mountpoint

I have mounted a directory to another directory using mount --bind so that an sftp user of my server can access this directory. mount --bind /path/share /path/home/user/stuff I have put this in ...
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possible spots to configure BIND-DNS forwarders

i'm investigating our BIND's configuration and can not figure out how it is aware of it's next name server to ask for some domain he's not authorative server for... e.g. home domain is ...
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glTail and Bind9 logs

My bind9 server logs queries to syslog and it produces lines like this in /var/log/syslog Aug 23 17:25:41 serverdns named[1690]: client 10.10.10.20#35495: query: 52.122.168.109.blackholes.easynet.nl ...
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BIND server doesn't recognize my zone properly

I'm pretty new to BIND so I was hoping maybe someone can help me understand why I can't resolve. What is wrong? named.conf options { listen-on port 53 { localhost; 10.30.0.10; }; ...
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Creating a new TLD for private network

I want to setup a new TLD (foo.) for my the private network so that I can host some child domains which will be accessible from within the network. For this purpose I have setup a DNS server ...
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bind9named binary missing - not starting

I have just compiles and installed BIND 9.9.1-P1 on Debian 6.0 as the version in the repositories is too old for Samba4, and am getting the said error. I have been looking for source for named, but ...
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Can you Chroot a program from an OpenVZ environment?

I just recently purchased a Virtual Private Server, and it is OpenVZ virtualization. I am setting up my LAMP stack, and in the past I have always just set up my BIND dns set up in a chrooted ...
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How can I reset or lower the serial used in BIND DNS server's “SOA” record?

I use BIND as my DNS server at home. For my SOA record (start of authority) I always use a serial in the recommended format YYYYMMDD## where ## is the counter for changes on that day. ...
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Unabled to get rid of BIND 9 chroot

I had installed bind-chroot from yum not long ago, and saw that there were errors in the daily logs from named. Under further investigation, I noticed a directory loop. The named files resided under ...
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Is it possible to execute scripts in BIND based on lookup

Is it possible, to set up BIND as DNS server on my local network, and make execute scripts when it gets a lookup? I would like to execute a Python or Bash script, based on the incoming DNS lookup, ...
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How to create reverse-lookup file for BIND that points to some networks?

I am try to create a reverse-lookup file in BIND, but I need it to point to many networks not just one. I have three networks that connected to the same bind server, 192.168.3 and 192.168.4 and ...
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How to configure a catch-all CNAME on Ubuntu Linux using BIND 9

I'm trying to set up APE server on my local system. I'm using Ubuntu and BIND and I need to set up a catch-all CNAME record. What would be required for this?
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How to let `named` (bind9) forward certain domains to a different nameserver?

In dnsmasq, it's possible to forward domains to different nameservers. How can I do that in named? server=/foo.com/10.0.10.1 server=/vpn.foo.com/8.8.8.8
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How to add another domain to my chrooted named server

Firstly I successfully have a domain working in a chroot named. There are files in /var/named/chroot/var/named called mydomain.com.db and named.local and named.root. Also in /var/named/chroot/etc ...
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bind's path to 'named.pid' looks a bit weird after a not-so-smooth package installation

I had a fresh VPS hosting account running Ubuntu LTS (Lucid Lynx) with Plesk 10.2.0 (and etckeeper package) I used Plesk's web interface to install Plesk Health Monitor. It took two attempts because ...
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Unable to start the 'named' service [closed]

Whenever I try to run the named service, I get the following even though my permissions and folder ownership are all fine: [root@f13 ~]# service named start Starting named: Error in named ...
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Do rndc keys expire after a year?

Yesterday, I noticed an error in a bind zone file, and after correcting it, I tried to restart bind9, but the service refused to stop, displaying this error: rndc: connect failed: 127.0.0.1#953: ...