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Posted by Nex☺, 08-20-2008, 07:53 PM
How can i configure my bind dns so it stop displaying all my dns entry with nslookup ?

Posted by david510, 08-20-2008, 08:00 PM
Why do you want this to happen? Any specific reason. Its a way to check if a site is down or not.

Posted by TheITAdvisory, 08-20-2008, 09:53 PM
I will help you out here. Make a copy of your original bind9 config; cp /etc/named.conf /etc/named.original.conf THEN... Use your favorite text editor, and open /etc/named.conf Find where it says options in the configuration file Right above options, put in the following & remember the xxx's should resemble in order, the IP for ns1 and then ns2 and then the 3rd IP could be your IP at home, or what ever; acl "trusted" { xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx; xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx; xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx; }; THEN.... Find where it says query-source address and below that put allow-recursion { trusted; }; allow-notify { trusted; }; allow-transfer { trusted; }; }; Save the config, and then restart bind. You're welcome

Posted by Nex☺, 08-21-2008, 09:09 AM
Yes this solution works ! Thank mate ! Now can i add in the acl a network like so when i connect over my vpn and it gives me an ip in that range i can do nslookup to monitore and config my zone ?

Posted by omega36, 08-21-2008, 09:40 AM
Yup, I'm quite particular you can use CIDR notation

Posted by TheITAdvisory, 08-21-2008, 11:23 AM
Yes, just make another xxx entry with the IP and CIDR xxx.xxx.xxx/xx

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