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FreeBSD: Install bindgraph To Make Graphs About Queries Sent To BIND

How do I install bindgraph to make pretty query statistics about my BIND server running FreeBSD Unix operating system?
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Find the DNS Authority Record for a DNS Domain (SOA)

Q.How do I find out the DNS authority record (SOA) for any DNS domain under UNIX / Linux shell?
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Configure BIND DNS Server to Listen Only On Certain IP Address or Network Interface

I want to to configure named ( BIND DNS Sever daemon ) to listens only on eth1 interface which has an IP address How do I configure my named BIND DNS name server to listen only on certain network interface or IP address on a Linux or Unix-like systems?
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How To Hide BIND DNS Sever Version

Q. How do I hide my dns server version number from command such as:
dig @ns1.example.com -c CH -t txt version.bind

How do I hide version under BIND9 Linux / UNIX systems?
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Monit: Monitor BIND 9 (named) Name Server and Auto Restart SSH If It Does Not Respond

Q. How do I monitor my BIND 9 (named) server with monit which is chrooted at /var/lib/named directory? How do I restart bind (named) server if it does not respond or dead due to any issues under Debian / Ubuntu Linux?
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DNS Name Resolution

Q. Can you explain DNS name resolution concept? Why I need to set DNS resolution for my Windows or Linux server? How do I setup DNS name resolution under Linux / UNIX server system?
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Edit DNS Configuration Files

Q. How do I edit dns configuration file to add my ISPs nameservers?
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How to Set Up DNS Lookup in Linux

Q. How do I setup DNS Lookup under any Linux distribution ?
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Troubleshoot Linux / UNIX bind dns server zone problems with named-checkzone tool

Q. How do I check my domain zone file for error and validity the same under BIND DNS Server version 9?

A. You need to use named- checkzone command as zone file validity checking tool. It is useful for checking zone files before configuring them into a name server.

named-checkzone command syntax

named-checkzone {zonename} {filename}

  • zonename : The domain name of the zone being checked.
  • filename : The name of the zone file.

How do I check my zone file configuration for errors?

Use named-checkzone to check the zone files as follows:
named-checkzone nixcraft.com /var/named/zone.nixcraft.com


If you see "OK" as result, the zone file is properly configured and you can restart bind name server.

How To Find Out What My DNS Servers Address Is

How do I find out my DNS server addresses under Linux, UNIX, Apple OS X, MS-Windows operating system? What is my dns server IP address under MS-Windows operating systems? Can you specify a list of public DNS server for personal use or game consoles?
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