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How do I do a complete BIND9 DNS Server Configuration with a hostname?

I need a complete step-by-step guide on how to produce such a server configuration. Can anyone help-me?
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Where can I change the webpage shown by apache?

I have ubuntu 10.10 installed, and when I hit my IP I see: It works! This is the default web page for this server. The web server software is running but no content has been added, yet. Where ...
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What is the named daemon and why is it running?

I want to know why the named daemon is running, do I need it running for my VPS to work properly ? Can I stop or remove it ?
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How do I activate a local caching nameserver?

I want to have strong DNS cache server on my local host (server). So I need to change name server to my localhost. How can I change it? byt this config it seems I must don't change it via editor so ...
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Looking for BIND web interface

I currently manage the domains of many clients and would like to setup a BIND server so I can all manage them from one place. Now, I'm looking for a web interface to BIND that would let my clients ...
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How do I prevent directories mounted with 'bind' from appearing on 'Devices' on nautilus?

I have these lines in the fstab # binds /media/DataNtfs/Music /home/can/Music none rw,bind /media/DataNtfs/Pictures /home/can/Pictures none ...
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How to hide bind mounts in nautilus?

Summary: How do I remove folders mounted via bind or bindfs in /etc/fstab from appearing as devices in nautilus left column, the "places" view? detailed: Hello, I mount various directories from my ...
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How to Disable External DNS recursion?

I know that to disable recursive queries in BIND, I need add the following lines to the options section of /etc/bind/named.conf.options allow-transfer {"none";}; allow-recursion {"none";}; recursion ...
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What does “@” mean in bind zone file?

Usually after $TTL and $ORIGIN there is a line starting with @ and IN in zone name then email address of admin, what does @ mean here and in the next entries?
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Package version updates policy

Not sure if here it's the right place to ask, if not - please point me to the right direction. Let's say there's a package, for the sake of real-world example - bind9. In Precise and in Quantal it's ...
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How can I setup dhcpd (dynamic DNS)?

I have a Ubuntu Server 11.04 firewall/gateway set up and I'm wondering how I can configure isc-dhcp-server to update bind9 to resolve hostnames in the network. Here is my setup: 3 computers ...
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binding back/forward to mouse buttons

I have a basic logitech mouse with 5 buttons: left, right, wheel left, wheel, wheel right. I used to use wheel left and right for going back and forward in my browser or navigator. Now this doesn't ...
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Run script AFTER automounting usb hdd (udev, mount --bind) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to run a script when a distinct flash-drive is mounted? When plugging-in my USB HDD, it is mounted automatically, as expected. After that event, I'd like to ...
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How to allow bind in app armor?

Question: I did setup bind9 as described here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=12149576#post12149576 Now I have a little problem with apparmor: If I switch it off, it works. If apparmor ...
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xvkbd broken with warnings

I'm using the latest version of Ubuntu and I can't run xvkbd properly. I get these errors: $ xvkbd Warning: Cannot convert string "-*-lucidatypewriter-bold-r-*-*-12-*-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1" to type ...
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Why doesn't “su bind” work?

When you do apt-get install bind9, there gets a user bind created. I'm having some trouble with my bind installation. See How can I add file create read write and delete for a specific ...
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How to setup DNS Server on Local network

Im having a Ubuntu 11.10 Desktop system,how can I configure the BIND server to resolve as the following: I should be able to use Google's Public DNS for the internet www.rootserver.com should ...
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Having problems getting Samba4 and Bind9 working together because of apparmor

So I've been following the Samba4 HOWTO, which has gone reasonably well. The issue I'm having is I can't get BIND9 to restart when the samba configuration is included in /etc/bind/named.conf.local: ...
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How to auto-install runlevel control for existing service/daemon?

Need to install a service/daemon (in this case bind9, a DNS service) runlevel control, aka "rc" control (/etc/rc*.d and such). bind9 came pre-installed on my 11.04 system, but without aforementioned ...
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Wordpress deployed with JUJU using LXC fail

When I deploy the wordpress and mysql charms with juju on my maas controller like so: juju deploy --to lxc:0 wordpress juju deploy --to lxc:0 mysql juju add-relation wordpress:db mysql:db --debug ...
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How do I set up a reverse dns on Ubuntu 12.04 VPS

As far as I can remember when setting up my VPS and mail server on it, I had configured the mail server correctly. However, a few of my clients get SMTP errors, host mx1.zonnet.nl[62.58.50.9] ...
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How do I perform maintenance on a master DNS/DHCP (BIND9/ISC-DHCP) Ubuntu server?

I'm running non-GUI Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 LTS (64-bit) on my 2 DNS/DHCP servers. Both servers are running BIND9 9.8.1-P1 and ISC-DHCP-SERVER 4.1.ESV-R4-0ubuntu5.6. Please note that for DNS I'm ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and bind9 not responding to queries

I'm trying to set up an authoritative DNS server with bind9 (9.8.1-P1) on Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS (upgraded from Ubuntu 11.04) and I am encountering some problems. External problem When trying to check ...
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Trash folder in the wrong location with bound partitions

My NTFS partition is mounted as follows: /dev/sdb1 /mnt/dos ntfs permissions,locale=en_US.utf8,uid=1000,umask=0 0 0 I bound several folders to my home as follows: /mnt/dos/Books /home/me/Books none ...
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How do I create a psuedo-domain through bind on Ubuntu 12.04?

I've done some prerequisite reading on DNS and BIND via O'Reilly's book. My goal is to have a local DNS server (i.e. seldon.foundation) that resolves local names (i.e. *.foundation) but forwards the ...
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Binding an action to a combination of mouse buttons

I know that X-system limits binding an action to a combination of mouse buttons (e.g. right click + mouse wheel up/down which I used to bind to sound volume up/down in windows but I cannot do the same ...
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Cannot upgrade bind9

This is the output at my current installation, after running apt-get upgrade or apt-get dist-upgrade user@localhost:~# apt-get -f upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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bind fatal error cant open custom log

I have been having problems with bind9 on 14.04 LTS sudo service bind9 start produces next log May 20 21:47:46 c1 named[1110]: starting BIND 9.9.5-3-Ubuntu -u bind May 20 21:47:46 c1 named[1110]: ...
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What does ? in output of ls -la mean?

I'm having trouble with my webserver an noticed that the output of ls -la /var/www contains irregularily ? instead of permission digits, e.g. $ LANGUAGE=C ls -la /var/www/ ls: cannot access ...
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How can I use bind9 to use my own custom domain in my LAN?

I'm new to DNS and making a DNS server. I've read through the bind9 server how to (at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BIND9ServerHowto) and several tutorials online on setting up a bind9 server in ...
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Why isn't my BIND configuration correct?

I'm new to all this and want to create a new zone called "example.net". I want this domain to be interlinked with my current virtual machine's IP address 192.168.1.4. When I run the command: sudo ...
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DNS Works Locally But Not Globally

I tried to setup and run my own DNS on an Ubuntu server using Bind. Assuming my hostname is example.com and the static ip on the server is 100.100.100.100, I get the following if I dig example.com ...
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Bind - resolving hostname to wired and wireless IP addresses

I've set up Bind on Ubuntu server to act as a DNS server on the home network. It seems to be working fine. I can load the default Apache page using the fqdn I specified in the zone forwarding file and ...
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Subdomain Configuration on Ubuntu nginx Server [closed]

First of all, I'm sorry for my bad English. I'll try to explain my aim as much as possible. I'm using a 2 Core and 2 GB memory VPS with 1 dedicated IP address from Digital Ocean for my project. I'm ...
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can I use bind9 as a DNS to resolve to an external IP?

Question says it all. I have a digital ocean IP address and I want to know if I can use bind9 to resolve a registered domain on a completely different network/IP? If not, what can I use? Thanks!
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Ubuntu Bind9 set up and resolv.conf

I found this tutorial the best I've come across and it works! Well done although I can't vote and comment on it due to my site privilege as yet. How do I do a complete BIND9 DNS Server Configuration ...
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What is the preferred way to setup resolvconf on Ubuntu in ec2?

I had been using Ubuntu 10.04.3 or 11.04. In either of these versions, hostnames like ec2-123-45-6-7.compute-1.amazonaws.com would resolve to a private in the 10.0.0.0/8 range. After upgrading to ...
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Weird BIND9 Behavior

This problem has been bothering me for 2 days and hope you guys can give me some advice. I try to set up outlook.com as my mail service. And of course it require me to update my MX record to point to ...
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invalid command name “bind” - When Installing

I want to install Red Suite 4 (search on Google shows this problem is with installing other apps too) on my 64bit machine. I have installed the prerequisite packages: linux32 and ia32-libs (for ...
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DHCP is mangling my PTR records in DNS

I originally posted this in LinuxQuestions http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-server-73/dhcp-is-mangling-my-ptr-records-in-dns-4175412344/ without much luck, so I'll try here. DHCP is ...
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Do I need to setup a “zone” for every domain name that is visible to the outside world?

I have a quick question. I just setup DNS on one of our Ubuntu servers using Bind9. Now my question is do we need to setup a "zone" for every domain name that is visible to the outside world? Or is ...
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Bind in 15.04 Ignores Startup Options

It appears Bind in Ubuntu 15.04 doesn't acknowledge startup options in /etc/default/bind9. I noticed in syslog that bind was trying to resolve ipv6 addresses even with -4 added to Options="-u bind -4" ...
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upstart script to start after dns is ready?

Is it possible to make an upstart job conf so that it starts after DNS is started through /etc/init.d/bind9? I'd rather than have to modify the default system /etc/init.d/bind9 to make it emit ...
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Bind fails with short domain name

I'm having troubles getting Bind to work with a two character long domain name. Is this a known issue? I haven't found anything related to this anywhere. I have about 50 domains up and running in my ...
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DNS server with Bind9: can't resolve DNS records in forward and reverse zone files

Hello everyone :) I have tried to set up my own DNS server with bind9, but although I have tried several tutorials, I still get the same error. Starting bind9 works fine but when I use nslookup or dig ...
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Bind9 DNS:Configure A Local Forwarding DNS Server

i've a small local network Containing(for example): A Ubuntu 14.04 PC As a DNS Server[192.168.1.10] chat.Server1 on 192.168.1.11 chat.Server2 on 192.168.1.12 chat.Server3 on 192.168.1.13 And I ...
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Setting up DNS on JUJU for local

So I have found Juju, which looks amazing! However a huge blocker for me is not knowing how to setup DNS. I have a dedicated server running Ubuntu 14.04LTS with JuJu installed, running local ...
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Got SERVFAIL reply from 8.8.8.8, trying next server [ubuntu 14.04 digitalocean ispconfig]

All started with a vps from digitalocean and the following documentation from ispconfig https://www.howtoforge.com/perfect-server-ubuntu-14.04-apache2-php-mysql-pureftpd-bind-dovecot-ispconfig-3 after ...
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Ubuntu server: www not found

I configured my server bind db.mydomain.com with: mydomain.com. IN MX 10 mail.vumila.com. mydomain.com. IN A 192.192.192.82 www.mydomain.com IN A ...
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What DNS server is bind using?

I installed Bind9 in 14.04.1 and made no config changes, I did not touch any files in /etc. This means my laptop is a caching DNS server. My questions are: where is bind getting it's DNS? What ...