Managing DNS entries

Managing DNS is super easy for the System Administrators. Our primary DNS entry for web portals of institutes is For example , ,

Steps to follow

  • Log In to DNS Server. IP address of DNS server at time of writing documentation is Server can be logged in by doing SSH to primary server sitting at and then opening the appropriate container.
  • Open the file located at /var/named/ using some editor.
  • You will find many DNS entries already present out there in the file. Entry will be in the following format [secondary-domain-name] [IN] [record-type] [IP-address].
  • Let’s say you want to add mapping to IP Then the corresponding entry would be test IN A