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How to: Troubleshoot UNIX / Linux BIND DNS server problems

BIND is the Berkeley Internet Name Domain, DNS server. It is wildly used on UNIX and Linux like oses. You can use following tools to troubleshoot bind related problems under UNIX or Linux oses. Task: Port 53 open and listing requests By default BIND listen DNS queries on port 53. […]

Linux: Setup as DNS Client / Name Server IP Address

Many new Linux user finds it difficult to setup / modify new name server address (NS1 / NS2). Local name resolution is done via /etc/hosts file. If you have small network, use /etc/hosts file. DNS (domain name service is accountable for associating domain names with ip address, for example domain […]