How to Setup Bind DNS Server in Chroot Jail on CentOS 7

BIND (Berkeley Internet Name Daemon) also known as NAMED is the most widely used linux dns server in the internet. This tutorial will explain how we can setup BIND DNS in a chroot jail in CentOS 7, the process is simply unable to see any part of the filesystem outside the jail. For example, in […]

How to Install and Configure Bind Chroot DNS Server on CentOS 6.4 VPS

This article will explain the steps to install and configure the DNS Server chroot binding on CentOS 6.4 virtual private server (VPS) or dedicated server. Usually if you plan to install email server or your own web server, it is good to have your own domain name service (DNS), so that you will have full […]

How to Setup Bind Chroot DNS Server on CentOS 6.3 x86_64

BIND (the Berkeley Internet Name Domain) also known as NAMED is the most widely used DNS server in the internet. Bind DNS helps to resolve domain name to ip address and ip address to domain name. There are essentially a few reasons to running your own internet DNS Server. First, of course we need to […]

How to Install and Configure Bind 9 DNS on CentOS 6.3

This post covers the steps on how to install Bind DNS server on CentOS 6.3. Bind is the most popular software and the most widely used Domain Name System (DNS) software on the Internet for providing DNS services. The name BIND stands for “Berkeley Internet Name Domain” and it’s an implementation of the DNS protocols. […]

How to Configure Bind-Chroot Logging on CentOS 6.2

In this post, i will show on how to turn on Bind DNS server logging in order to log all the dns queries on CentOS 6.2 linux server. Assumed that the bind9 chroot has been properly configured. 1. Create Soft link, symlink or symbolic link to /var/log : [root@ns1 ~]# ln -sf /var/named/chroot/var/log/dns.log /var/log/dns.log [root@ns1 […]

How to Add SPF Record in Bind DNS Zone on Linux

In order to prevent the Hotmail.com, Gmail.com, Yahoo.com and other top internet mail provider interpret all mails originate from your server to be spam and then placed it into junkmail folder, it is recommended to add SPF (Sender Policy Framework) in your zone file. The ISPs and email providers usually will check for SPF record […]

How to Setup Private DNS With Bind9 Chroot on CentOS 6.2 VPS

Assumed that you already buy two Virtual Private Server (VPS) but you dont want to point your nameservers on your hosting provider. To look more professional and stylish, you can run and have two private nameservers such as ns1.ehowstuff.local and ns2.ehowstuff.local. This post will show you the steps on how to setup and run your […]

How to Install Bind Utilities on Fedora 16

Question : When i try to test mx record using host command and other bind utility command such as nslookup, i get this error : [root@fedora16 ~]# host -t mx fedora16.local -bash: host: command not found Solution : BIND Utilities is not a separate package, it is a collection of the client side programs that […]

How to Install and Configure Bind Chroot DNS Server on Fedora 16

DNS is the Domain Name System that maintains a database that can help user’s computer to translate domain names such as www.ehowstuff.com to IP addresses such as 184.173.214.97. DNS on CentOS and Fedora is based on the named daemon, which is built on the BIND package developed through the Internet Software Consortium. (More information is […]

How to Install and Configure Bind9 DNS on Ubuntu 11.10

Bind is the most popular software and the most widely used Domain Name System (DNS) software on the Internet for providing DNS services. The name BIND stands for “Berkeley Internet Name Domain” and it’s an implementation of the DNS protocols. In this post i will show the steps how to install and configure Bind 9 […]

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