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 nslookup on CentOS 6.3

nslookup is part of the bind-utils package. Please note that the host, dig and nslookup are also part of the bind utilities. Without bind-utils package installed, you will get the following error when you try to nslookup any domain: [root@centos63 ~]# nslookup -bash: nslookup: command not found.3 To install the nslookup in CentOS 6.3, simply […]

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 Bind 9 DNS on CentOS 6.2 x86_64

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 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 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 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 […]

How to Fix nslookup, host, dig: -bash: command not found in Linux?

Symptoms: When i try to verify the dns and run a few dns command utilities such as host, dig and nslookup, below error appeared: [root@mail ~]# host -t mx zimbra.local bash: host: command not found [root@mail ~]# dig -t mx zimbra.local bash: dig: command not found [root@mail ~]# nslookup -t mx zimbra.local bash: nslookup: command […]

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