Basic info on interfaces file
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Wed Apr 1 06:52:34 UTC 2015
This is not really a BIND question; this mailing list is for BIND questions. RTM. Start with this command:
man 5 interfaces
You can use the 'q' key to exit from the manual page.
The BIND name server will not read /etc/resolv.conf (which is what that dns-nameserver line refers to), so set it to '::1'. Or whatever makes sense to you.
The 'address' line sets the local address for the interface, on the server itself.
Good luck. The following may also be of some help:
> On Mar 31, 2015, at 11:33 PM, STEPHEN EYRE <sceyre at btinternet.com> wrote:
> For educational interest i am setting up an authoritative only DNS server at home and after a few failures i am starting at the beginning again.
> I am using Bind9 with Ubuntu 14.04 server software.
> Todays question revoles around the /etc/network/interfaces file.
> In the line starting with 'address' i have inserted the internal IP address of the machine running the bind software. I presume that is correct?
> In the line starting with 'dns-nameserver' i am unsure whether it should be the same the 'address' as above or whether it should be my static public IP address. Which should it be?
> Thanks for any assistance you may wish to give
> Stephen Eyre
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