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How-To: Setting up a DNS zone with Bind9

Posted by chantra on 5th August 2006

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series How-To: Setting up a DNS zone with Bind9

Bind is a well known Unix name server, it is a powerfull piece of software which is used by the majority of nameservers.
This article will go though setting up a local area network that can be used at home or inside a small company.

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How-To: Setting up a DNS zone with Bind9 — page 2

Posted by chantra on 5th August 2006

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series How-To: Setting up a DNS zone with Bind9

Setting up Reverse Name Resolution:

In order to be able to get the name of the machine located at IP 192.168.1.X, we need to set up a reverse name zone which is going to be call, in this example 1.168.192.in-addr.arpa,

edit /etc/bind/named.conf.local and add:

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