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 Check or Test Reverse DNS on Linux and Windows

Reverse Domain Name System (DNS) lookup (also known as rDNS) is a process to determine the hostname associated with a given IP address. It is part of the behavior of the DNS. Its main function is to translate the numeric addresses(IP addresses)of the websites to domain or host names, as opposed to the Forward DNS […]

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 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 Configure Bind Chroot DNS Server on Linux CentOS 5.7 Server

In this post, i will guide you on how to configure Bind Chroot DNS server on Linux CentOS 5.7 Server. 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 is based on the […]

How to Install Bind Chroot DNS Server on Linux CentOS 5.7 Server

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 is based on the named daemon, which is built on the BIND package developed through the Internet Software Consortium. (More information is available from […]

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 […]

How to Install and Configure Bind 9 as a Caching Server 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 […]

How to Fix “/etc/rndc.key: permission denied” for named Service Error

Symptoms : I keep getting this error every time I try to start the named daemon service : [root@centos62 ~]# service named start Starting named: [FAILED] Then i checked at the /var/log/messages, i get the following messages : [root@centos62 ~]# tail -f /var/log/messages Feb 6 21:51:22 centos62 named[1341]: loading configuration from ‘/etc/named.conf’ Feb 6 21:51:22 […]

How to Configure Bind Chroot DNS Server on CentOS 6.2

In this post, i will show you on how to configure Bind Chroot DNS Server on CentOS 6.2. Assumed that you have installed Bind Chroot DNS. 1. Install Bind Chroot DNS Server [root@centos62 ~]# yum install bind-chroot -y 2. Create a file /var/named/chroot/var/named/ehowstuff.local with the following configuration: [root@centos62 ~]# vi /var/named/chroot/var/named/ehowstuff.local ; ; Addresses and […]

How to Install Bind Chroot DNS Server on CentOS 6.2

In this post, i will guide you on how to install Bind Chroot DNS server on CentOS 6.2. 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 CeentOS is based on the named daemon, […]

How to Install nslookup on CentOS

nslookup is part of the bind-utils package. Without bind-utils package installed, you will get the following error when you try to nslookup any domain: [root@centos6 ~]# nslookup -bash: nslookup: command not found To install the nslookup in CentOS, simply run this command : [root@centos6 ~]# yum install bind-utils Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Determining fastest mirrors CentOS6.2-Repository […]

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