PowerDNS with BIND named.conf syntax

PowerDNS

Tell PowerDNS to use your Bind Zone You need to edit your pdns.conf file, edit or add the following lines: launch=bind bind-config=/etc/named.conf bind-check-interval=300 Important notes are: launch tells to use the bind backend bind-config tells where the manifesto is bind-check-interval tells to check the zones each 300 seconds, if you do a change you don’t need to restart […]

Zonecloud Controller v1.1.2 update

This version brings the following improvements to the Controller: Descriptive problem reporting on dashboard page Slack notifications RBL check bug fix (in certain setups) Zones gradual loading on zones page You can update directly from Settings menu.           To use Slack you will need to create a Slack APP using webhook […]

Announcing first Stable Release of Zonecloud DNS Clustering Platform

We are happy to announce that Nixpal OÜ has released Zonecloud DNS Cluster Stable to the public! This public release is production ready and mature enough. After thorough and extensive testing we released a stable version of Zonecloud DNS Cluster application today. While we are mainly focused on RPM Distributions (CentOS – RHEL – CloudLinux 6.x, […]

Making Zonecloud work with cPanel PowerDNS web servers

PowerDNS

Default cPanel installations now use PowerDNS instead of BIND. But the configuration remains the same. The issue is how to transfer zones from cPanel PowerDNS to BIND nodes.   If you try to parse them you might fall into this:  

  To make it work and transfer zones:

  You only need […]

Nixpal announces first public BETA release of Zonecloud DNS Cluster

We are happy to announce that Nixpal OÜ has released Zonecloud DNS Cluster to the public! This public release is going to test the stability and the various needs of our customers. After thorough and extensive testing we released version 2.4-Beta of Zonecloud DNS Cluster application today.  While we are mainly focused on EL systems […]

Detailed Instructions for Zonecloud Controller

We released detailed instruction for Controller setup using a minimal CentOS 8 installation. Of course Controller may run on any nginx or apache httpd server, shared hosting package or cloud. These are instructions for CentOS 8 server using only Controller for anyone that wants Controller to be isolated in its own server. Detailed Controller Instructions […]

Introducing ZoneCloud

Cloud: Understanding Sizing and Capacity Requirements Driven by IoT

ZoneCloud, DNS Clustering for Web servers done right.   What is zonecloud? ZoneCloud (or zCloud) is the very first panel agnostic and distribution independent solution. – It consists of three parts: ZoneCloud Controller receives DNS records from your web servers  and pushes them to DNS servers (Nodes / zCloudNode). ZoneCloud Agent The Agent pushes the […]