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While moving my DNS records from my old hosting company, I finally got round to pointing my domain name server records at my own server. I then saw my web traffic nose dive! Some troubleshooting steps later I realised I could not connect to my server on TCP port 53 (use an online port scanner to test yours).
Allow Access to DNS BIND From Remote Clients
1. Firstly let’s make sure that the firewall is not blocking DNS (Note: I’m using iptables).
2. Still mine refused to work! I had to edit the named.conf file
3. Mine was set to only respond to 127.0.0.1, and only return localhost.
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