Configure BIND DNS Server to Listen Only On Certain IP Address or Network Interface

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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?

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 and I’d like to provide Vanity DNS for each domain such as and 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?