In this guide, we will discuss how to install and configure the Bind9 DNS server as authoritative-only DNS servers on Ubuntu 14.04 machines.
We will set these up two Bind servers for our domain in a master-slave configuration.
This avoids the peril of having a single point of failure for your DNS servers.
Unlike caching or forwarding DNS servers or a multi-purpose DNS server, authoritative-only servers only respond to iterative queries for the zones that they are authoritative for.
Updated version This is an updated guide for Ubuntu 12.04.
If you use an older version of Ubuntu, then you might want to check out the old guide, that was written for Ubuntu 8.04.
The screenshots below will illustrate the steps on Go Daddy. Key tag: 62910 Algorithm: 7 Digest Type: 1 Digest: 1D6AC75083F3CEC31861993E325E0EEC7E97D1DD Key tag: 62910 Algorithm: 7 Digest Type: 2 Digest: 198303E265A856DE8FE6330EDB5AA76F3537C10783151AEF3577859FFFC3F59D The second DS record in the the records.
This article describes five things that you can do to keep you and your organization safe as well as reduce unnecessary load on the DNS infrastructure: ) or zone file fragments are included.
DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) is a specification which aims at maintaining the data integrity of DNS responses.
DNSSEC signs all the DNS resource records (A, MX, CNAME etc.) of a zone using PKI (Public Key Infrastructure).
DNS, or the Domain Name System, is often a difficult component to get right when learning how to configure websites and servers.
While most people will probably choose to use the DNS servers provided by their hosting company or their domain registrar, there are some advantages to creating your own DNS servers.