Package bind

The Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND) DNS (Domain Name System) server

BIND (Berkeley Internet Name Domain) is an implementation of the DNS
(Domain Name System) protocols. BIND includes a DNS server (named),
which resolves host names to IP addresses; a resolver library
(routines for applications to use when interfacing with DNS); and
tools for verifying that the DNS server is operating properly.

Version: 9.18.20

See also: bind-dnssec-utils, bind-utils.

General Commands

mdig DNS pipelined lookup utility
named-checkconf named configuration file syntax checking tool
named-journalprint print zone journal in human-readable form
named-rrchecker syntax checker for individual DNS resource records

File Formats

named.conf configuration file for **named**
rndc.conf rndc configuration file

System Administration

filter-a filter A in DNS responses when AAAA is present
filter-aaaa filter AAAA in DNS responses when A is present
named Internet domain name server
rndc name server control utility
rndc-confgen rndc key generation tool