Need Help with BIND9

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Mon Jun 14 20:43:51 UTC 2021

I recently ran into Thanks Paul!!

On 2021-06-11 15:53, Paul Kosinski via bind-users wrote:
> The site has a suite of tools to check your DNS, email
> and Web servers from the outside. They're easy to use and might turn
> up something.
> On Fri, 11 Jun 2021 09:10:32 -0700
> techlists at wrote:
>> Hi,
>> The two domains I am working with on my SOHO home server are 1)
>>  and 2)
>> I setup first and configured BIND9 for it on the 
>> same
>> server.
>> To try to troubleshoot I configured on the same box,
>> however it uses Zoneedit for DNS. works as expected.
>> does not work which uses my local BIND9.
>> I've tried everything I can think of.  I've tested the config files, 
>> run
>> dig, and verified port 53 is open.
>> I took the zone file for from my VPS that runs 
>> Plesk
>> and previously hosted  I forgot to change the IP
>> addresses in the zone to my SOHO box and the website on my VPS was
>> accessible.  When I changed the IP addresses in the zone file to my 
>> box the website quit working.
>> I assumed this meant I had an Apache issue and that is when I added
>> to test Apache.  I've checked apache several times...
>> And I just checked it again.....
>> The server I am using is an old i3 laptop that I upgraded with a SSD.
>> It has 4GB RAM.
>> I am using Ubuntu 20.04lts and BIND9.
>> My connection is a commercial/business Internet connection provided by
>> my cable company for home office usage. This connection does not block
>> ports.
>> I followed the Ubuntu 20.04 server manual to configure BIND9 and I 
>> have
>> searched the Internet for more information.
>> If you need any additional information let me know.
>> Thank you for your help!!
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