Linux Tutorials on the topic “dns”

  • Installation Of BIND As A Secondary (Slave) DNS Server On CentOS

    centos Author: rhein.andreaTags: , , Comments: 6

    Installation Of BIND As A Secondary (Slave) DNS Server On CentOS After we have installed BIND as a master DNS server (NS1), we can now try to set up a secondary DNS server (NS2) with BIND on CentOS. NS2 acts as a backup if there are problems with NS1.

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  • Installing PowerDNS With MySQL On CentOS

    centos Author: rhein.andreaTags: , , Comments: 6

    Installing PowerDNS With MySQL On CentOS PowerDNS is a MySQL-based DNS server, written in C++ and licensed under the GPL. PowerDNS can be managed through a web interface (PowerAdmin). This guide shows how to install it on CentOS.

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  • Installing PowerDNS (With MySQL Backend) And Poweradmin On Ubuntu 9.10

    ubuntu Author: falkoTags: , , Comments: 0

    Installing PowerDNS (With MySQL Backend) And Poweradmin On Ubuntu 9.10 This article shows how you can install the PowerDNS nameserver (with MySQL backend) and the Poweradmin control panel for PowerDNS on an Ubuntu 9.10 system. PowerDNS is a high-performance, authoritative-only nameserver - in the setup described here it will read the DNS records from a MySQL database (similar to MyDNS), although other backends such as PostgreSQL are supported as well. Poweradmin is a web-based control panel for PowerDNS.

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  • Installing Nictool On CentOS 5

    centos Author: rhein.andreaTags: , , Comments: 1

    Installing Nictool On CentOS 5 Nictool is a free software for managing DNS, but for download we have to register at www.nictool.com; Nictool can export from djbdns, BIND, PowerDNS. All data is stored in MySQL and can be managed over the web using a browser. This tutorial shows how to install Nictool on CentOS 5.2.

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  • Troubleshooting Common DNS Misconfiguration Errors

    Author: olddocksTags: Comments: 3

    Troubleshooting Common DNS Misconfiguration Errors DNS (Domain name system) may not be known to most people who use the Internet but it is the real invisible force driving the Internet without which everyone would be seeing numbers and IPs. The whole meaning of domain names exists today just because of DNS.

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  • Speeding Up DNS Access In Regions With Very Low Infrastructure

    tux Author: rafitTags: Comments: 0

    Speeding Up DNS Access In Regions With Very Low Infrastructure Let's say you are on an expensive satellite link that can barely provide enough bandwidth for your company's Internet access and you will want to do whatever you can to get as much as possible out of this link. Moreover, occassionally you lose power from the utility company, long enough for your UPS to run out. There are a few things you could do to get a lot more from your link. In this article, we will be looking at speeding up your dns requests by keeping a cache of responses to your dns requests on your hard disk. Subsequent dns request are then served from the cache and because a copy is on disk, you don't lose it when there is a power outage or a reboot.

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  • Installing ehcp (Easy Hosting Control Panel) On Any Debian Or Apt-Get Based Distro, Including Ubuntu

    Author: bvidinliTags: , , , , , , , , , , , Comments: 6

    Installing ehcp (Easy Hosting Control Panel) On Any Debian Or Apt-Get Based Distro, Including Ubuntu In this tutorial I will show you howto install ehcp on any debian based distro, or any distro that has apt-get support. ehcp stands for Easy Hosting Control Panel. It may be used by anyone wanting to host multiple domains in his dedicated/vps server. It is a hosting control panel under development.

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  • Installing And Using The Unbound Name Server On Debian Etch

    Author: falkoTags: , Comments: 2

    Installing And Using The Unbound Name Server On Debian Etch Unbound is a validating, recursive, and caching DNS resolver, released under a BSD license. Version 1.0.0 was released on May 20, 2008. This tutorial explains how to install and use it on Debian Etch, including the creation of zones for your own domains.

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  • Lintrack As A LAN Gateway And An OpenVPN Bridge

    Author: pjfTags: , , Comments: 1

    Lintrack As A LAN Gateway And An OpenVPN Bridge This tutorial will guide you through installation and configuration of Lintrack, a GNU/Linux distribution specialized in networking tasks. We will give two LANs access to the internet along with DHCP and DNS cache servers, and then we will connect our networks using OpenVPN in bridging mode. You should be running all these in well under an hour, thanks to the unified configuration interface of Lintrack.

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  • Resolving domain names with dig

    apache Author: tillTags: Comments: 0

    To resolve a domain name on the shell, you can use the command dig. Resolving the domain example.com: dig example.com If thedomain can be resolved, the result will be similar to this: ; DiG 9.2.1 howtoforge.com ;; global options: printcmd ;; Got answer: ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 42946 ;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 0 ;; QUESTION SECTION: ;example.com. IN A ;; ANSWER SECTION: example.com. 84600 IN A 192.168.0.1 ;; Query time: 27 msec ;; SERVER: 212.227.21.251#53(212.227.21.251) ;; WHEN: Wed Oct 26 18:53:32 2005 ;; MSG SIZE rcvd: 48 To check if the local webserver is responsible for this domain use the following command:

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