How to Setup Bind Chroot DNS Server on CentOS 6.3 x86_64

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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 Configure Bind-Chroot Logging on CentOS 6.2

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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 Setup Private DNS With Bind9 Chroot on CentOS 6.2 VPS

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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 […]