Updating zones files named via commandline
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This represents a faux root of named configuration data, similar to how that configuration data is stored in /var/named on most other platforms.DNS record data is stored in standard "zone files" (simple text files), located in the directory specified in the Options dialog / DNS / Data files section.To examine the file layout, you can open the files generated by Simple DNS Plus with notepad (see .dns" (ie: "dns").For example, let’s say you have a domain called and you would like to view information about that zone.You could use the dnsconfig command along with the list verb and then the –zone option and the domain name: By default views are enabled and a view called com.apple. DNS.public is created when the DNS server first starts up.The same directory also contains the "_zonegroups.xml" configuration file which lists zone groups (from the DNS Records window zone folder list).
There are several options for making Simple DNS Plus load new or updated zone files "on the fly": The "Simple DNS Plus API for . It can be used on a separate computer (controlling Simple DNS Plus remotely), and is therefore available as a separate download.
before you proceed with the installation and configuration of bind nameserver make sure that bind DNS server is exactly what you want.
Default setup and execution of bind on Debian or Ubuntu may take around 200MB of RAM with no zones added to the config file.
The configuration files for the DNS services in OS X Server are stored in /Library/Server/named.
Traditionally, you would edit this configuration data by simply editing the configuration files, and that’s absolutely still an option.
The most well known program in BIND is named, the daemon that responds to DNS queries from remote machines.