> On Mar 31, 2015, at 11:33 PM, STEPHEN EYRE <[hidden email]> 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
> Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android
> Please visit https://lists.isc.org/mailman/listinfo/bind-users to unsubscribe from this list
> bind-users mailing list
> [hidden email] > https://lists.isc.org/mailman/listinfo/bind-users
Chris Buxton <[hidden email]> wrote:
> 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.
However! Since you are configuring BIND to be an authoritative-only
server, you want the local resolver to point to some other recursive name
server, not to the name server on localhost. If your network was
previously configured with DHCP then you can probably get the correct IP
address from the nameserver line(s) in /etc/resolv.conf or