First usage of BIND9
lyle at lcrcomputer.net
Sat Nov 24 18:09:47 UTC 2012
On 11/24/12 11:39, Daniele Imbrogino wrote:
> I'd like to use BIND9 in the simplest way possible: I just want to
> install it and use it for name resolution of Internet hosts.
> So, on Ubuntu 12.04, I run "sudo apt-get install bind9 bind9utils
> bind9-doc" and then "dig @127.0.0.1 <http://127.0.0.1> www.amazon.com
> <http://www.amazon.com>" (for example), but I ALWAYS obtain a SERVFAIL.
> Why? Is it necessary a configuration for this minimal use, too?
Yes, it's necessary to have a named.conf in the proper location and you
have to start named. Is named even running?
See the ARM for a sample for a caching-only name server, which is what
you are asking for.
LCR Computer Services, Inc.
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