How to Install and Configure Bind 9 (DNS Server) on Ubuntu / Debian System

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  1. FH says:

    Nice walktrough of a complex issue.

    You might reconsider using .local as your intranet name.

    Best practice is to use a FQDN and prefix it with eg. lan being lan.domain.tld. The need for it will show when you have to build a Microsoft AD.

    In the long run avoiding using .local will result in a more structured network and it will become more obvious if you operate mixed network using both Microsoft Windows, macOS and LInux.

    Also .local is a zeroconf domain used exclusively in zeroconf networking.

  2. Brad says:

    First off, I’m a complete Linux newbie!

    The restart command that you have above did not work for me. I had to run sudo /etc/init.d/bind9 restart to restart bind. Does this make any difference? How can I ensure that Bind is running as a service?

    Thanks.

  3. Taufik says:

    Thanx for sharing nice tutorial

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