1. C

    I hacked website? Bind question

    I ran BIND on my freebsd installation. Resolving websites seemed ok until I tried to open '' in my browser. bind does not resolve that domain name for some reason. Is there something wrong with my bind settings? ( resolves fine through the public DNS server) # dig...
  2. E

    bind918 and dlz

    I'm using DLZ in bind916 to load zone data from postgresql database. With EOL fast approaching for bind916, I started looking at bind918 and see that it no longer has build options for dlz. It looks like upstream has deprecated statically linking DLZ and now only supports dynamically linking...
  3. subnetspider

    Which DNS server software?

    Hello everyone, I want to migrate my current DNS server from a Windows Server to FreeBSD. The DNS server should have the following features: Authorative DNS (for my Internal network only) Resolving DNS High Availability So far I have found named (aka. BIND9) and nsd + local-unbound as...
  4. megapearl

    Can't stop bind

    Hi, I can't stop the bind proces, it is waiting for pid forever. root@mainserver:/usr/local/etc/namedb # uname -a FreeBSD mainserver.flissinger.local 13.0-RELEASE-p7 FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE-p7 #0: Mon Jan 31 18:24:03 UTC 2022...
  5. DWAM

    Issues with permissions on Bind 9 log files

    Hi ! Very new to this FreeBSD universe. Installed my very first FreeBSD VM server yesterday even though I have been using pfSense and FreeNAS variants for over 10 years. Trying to find a reliable solution to switch from CentOS & Ubuntu servers for basic but important applications. I started my...
  6. reddy

    (Bind Nameserver) Looking For CLI Tool to Ease Management of Zone Files

    I would like to set up an authoritative DNS server using BIND for corporate use. I find the syntax of the zone files quite verbose so I am wondering if someone is aware of a CLI tool that somehow eases the management of these zone files. Any idea or pointer would be greatly appreciated 😀
  7. F

    DNS Server not working ? FreeBSD 12.1

    Hello! I got stuck with FreeBSD DNS Server setup and I would like to get some help because I had an orview over configurations and everything it's fine. IP address: OVH failover with Firewall enabled with rule for enabling port 53 tcp/udp Software: FreeBSD 12.1 + bind913 What's wrong? My...
  8. R

    Samba411 auto-update DNS zone

    Tell me please I have: FreeBSD 11.3 , Samba411 , bind911 I started the domain, it works. How to do auto-update DNS zone? SO: 1) Add a line to /usr/local/etc/namedb/named.conf tkey-gssapi-keytab "/var/db/samba4/bind-dns/dns.keytab"; 2) Do I need a samba-nsupdate program? Or not?
  9. W

    Solved Problems with Bind 9.11 LTS after lastest update 01/2020

    Trying update my FreeBSD boxes, today have found an problem with dns/bind911/. Does not matter if using make install or portmaster always the error occour's: /usr/local/include/json/config.h:8:10: fatal error: 'cstdef' file not found #include <cstddef> Looking on pkg, dns/bind911/ 9.11.14...
  10. W

    Bind permissions for Inline Signing DNSSEC

    Working in setup an new DNS server using the features of link: Inline Signing in ISC BIND 9.9.0 -- Examples Was not able to get zone signed using: rndc reconfig Looking on logs found the error: create: permission denied Then have changed the owner from root:wheel in...
  11. byrnejb

    rndc unable to connect to named inside jail

    FreeBSD-12.0p7 We created a jail using ezjail-admin and configured it for bind 911 using ipv4 [] (DNS02). Everything works including rndc. We then shut down the jail and archived it using ezjail-admin. We transferred the archived jail to another server and used ezjail-admin...
  12. S

    installing bind 9.14.3

    hi recently i installed bind 9.14.3 on freebsd 11 i wanna use this as a local dns server and forward another queries to the internet. i've just installed bind with PKG command and when i looked at /var there is no named directory for creating zone and it installed on /usr/local/etc/namedb. is...
  13. nerozero

    bind random crash after update to bind 9.13.5

    Hi, Just for note. Bind random crash several times a day after update to 9.13.5 Feb 7 09:56:24 csrdg named[17076]: starting BIND 9.13.5 (Development Release) <id:1fbf52c> Feb 7 09:56:24 csrdg named[17076]: running on FreeBSD amd64 11.2-RELEASE-p9 FreeBSD 11.2-RELEASE-p9 #0: Tue Feb 5...
  14. epopen

    Solved DNS server ISC BIND 9.12 won't query via TCP

    Hi All. My server using dns/bind912 provide domain name resolve service (Domain name:, DNS server: Nearly new feature(package) added, it update DNS zone TXT record via TCP( dns.query.tcp() @ python) . But it won't work. Bind listen TCP port confirmed by sockstat...
  15. fullauto2012

    Solved Bind not serving zone

    Got a split-horizon DNS going with 3 zones. The other 2 are working flawlessly. However the new zone I just added will not be found. root@gateway:/usr/local/etc/namedb # uname -a FreeBSD gateway 10.3-RELEASE FreeBSD 10.3-RELEASE #0 r297264: Fri Mar 25 02:10:02 UTC 2016...
  16. M

    freebsd-update and bind(9.11.1-p3)

    Hello all, I built a custom kernel with TCP_FASTOPEN for Bind and am wondering why freebsd-update fetch is showing kernel updates for Generic. Here are my steps for custom kernel: cd /usr/src/sys/amd64/conf cp GENERIC TCPOPEN mv TCPOPEN /root/kernels/TCPOPEN ln -s /root/kernels/TCPOPEN cd...
  17. Y

    Using bind to cache steam and other downloads via nginx

    Hi, im a noob in caching and i have question about how to use bind to respond to nginx cache, how do i configure a bind to listen to nginx, i have seen some examples of bind configs but i cant figure out how to work.
  18. allan_sundry

    Solved FreeBSD 9.3 -> 10.3 Bind issues in jail

    Hello, Recently I updated my server FreeBSD server to 10.3 release. I have a few jails at that server and one of them with DNS. I used to work with Bind and expected to install a fresh one to the jail, in case that Bind isn't part of the base system since 10.0 release. When I check my jail I...
  19. fullauto2012

    Solved Bind99 Split Horizon

    root@gateway:/usr/local/etc/namedb # cat named.conf ... // All file and path names are relative to the chroot directory, // if any, and should be fully qualified. directory "/usr/local/etc/namedb/working"; pid-file "/var/run/named/pid"...
  20. jdmulloy

    BIND 9.10 IPv6 Fragmentation when doing Zone Transfers (AXFR)

    I have two BIND 9.10 servers set up with one as a master and the other as a slave. The master is in a jail on a FreeBSD 10.3 VM on Vultr and the slave is in a jail on a FreeBSD 10.3 VM on Digital Ocean. When I tried to switch them to doing Zone Transfers over IPv6 instead of IPv4 it stopped...