dnstop: Monitor BIND DNS Server (DNS Network Traffic) From a Shell Prompt

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Q. How do I monitor my Bind 9 named (or any other dns server) server traffic / network traffic under Linux? How do I find out and view current DNS queries such as A, MX, PTR and so on in real time? How do I find out who is querying my DNS server or specific domain or specific dns client IP address?

How To Setup Vanity DNS Name Server Using BIND 9

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I’ve nameserver like ns1.example.com and ns2.example.com. I’d like to provide Vanity DNS for each domain such as ns1.yourdomain.com and ns2.yourdomain.com. Basically, my users should able to call my dns server as their own servers. This will create the illusion that my user run their own name servers. How do I setup vanity DNS using BIND 9 under UNIX / Linux?