Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!


  Search this Thread
Old 12-28-2002, 10:44 PM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Dec 2002
Location: Burnaby,Canada
Distribution: Redhat 8.0
Posts: 6

Rep: Reputation: 0
How do I setup DNS on my Redhat 8.0 Server?

Hi I was wondering how too setup dns. I have a domain at I'm not sure what kind of information you guys need but i'll be checking on this post quite a bit. If it's possible maybe someone that knows can maybe add me too:

Old 12-28-2002, 11:11 PM   #2
LQ Guru
Registered: Jun 2001
Location: South Alabama
Distribution: Fedora / RedHat / SuSE
Posts: 7,163

Rep: Reputation: 58
Welcome to LQ, this is a high tech forum with many added features. Check your profile, if your info is correct and you have not disabled the feature, the forum will send you an email when your post is replied to.

We prefer using the forum for replies to questions over instant messengers. This allows us to continue to fill our database with useful information. Other people with the same problem can also use the information.

Give this a look and see if you can setup your server. If you have a problem with it don't hesitate to reply with your problem or questions you may have.

Last edited by DavidPhillips; 12-28-2002 at 11:15 PM.
Old 12-28-2002, 11:28 PM   #3
LQ Newbie
Registered: Dec 2002
Location: Burnaby,Canada
Distribution: Redhat 8.0
Posts: 6

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
Thank you i'm going too try it right now
Old 12-29-2002, 01:20 AM   #4
Registered: Dec 2002
Posts: 36

Rep: Reputation: 15
to setup the DNS server. you have to create a zone entry in the /etc/named.conf file. and create a zone db file in /var/named/zone.db and check out


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
help needed to setup a DNS server can anyone say how to configure a DNS server subha Linux - Networking 4 04-28-2012 12:50 AM
DNS server setup and mail server rajivsalwan Linux - General 4 07-15-2006 02:24 AM
setup a dns server Red Squirrel Linux - Networking 3 06-22-2004 10:15 AM
How to setup Dynamic DNS on RedHat 9 ongxanga Linux - Networking 17 03-10-2004 09:35 AM
Setup a linux server, DNS, WEB, FTP, and Mail Server Help watermelon_lee Linux - Networking 1 08-26-2003 04:09 AM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:10 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration