Guide – How To Start – DNS Server (IaaS) on Linux CentOS 8.2

DNS is a system which translates the domain names you enter in a browser to the IP addresses required to access those sites, and the best DNS servers provide you with the best service possible.

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The guide how to work with the DNS Server (IaaS) on Linux CentOS 8.2

  1. After purchasing and starting the VM you should know its IP address. You can find it in the personal account of Azure. (It is necessary to select the virtual machine from the list. By clicking the item “Overview”, your IP is displayed in the line of “Public IP Address”).
  1. To work, you must open port 10000 (TCP) and 53 (UDP) in the network properties in the azure firewall.
  1. To connect to a VM, you need the PuTTy application to connect via ssh. You can download it at the following link – Download
  2. Run Putty, enter the VM address in the “Host” field, and click “Open” to connect.
  1. In the opened console you should enter a username and password that were specified when creating the virtual machine.
  1. To access the admin panel, enter https://yourVM’sIP:10000 in the address bar. Now you should accept the security certificate.
  2. To log in, use the standard login: webminadmin and password: admin
  1. Next, go to the servers tab – BIND DNS server
  2. Select “Create a master zone”.
  3. Fill in the required data
  4. The zone created by you will appear in the list of zones, go to it
  5. Add a new address by filling in all the fields
  6. Also add an entry for the NS subdomain.
  7. You need to update the configuration after adding records.
  8. Initial setup completed.
  9. If you have any difficulties with the updating server configuration, change the following setting: allow-query     { localhost; }; to allow-query     { any; }; in the tab Edit Config File.

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