Guide – How To Start – DNS Server (IaaS) on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2

DNS Server (IaaS) on Linux CentOS 8.2 is a perfect solution for providing DNS resolution to your servers in Azure and clients on-premises software or in the cloud.

This is a quick deployment and ready-to-run image.
Simple and rapid installation. Easy to maintain.

The guide how to work with the DNS Server (IaaS) on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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. (You need 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.
  2. To connect to a VM, you need the PuTTy application to connect via ssh. You can download it at the following link – Download
  3. 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.
  2. Now you should accept the security certificate.
  3. 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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