How to add CNAME into BIND using webmin interface

Sometime it is easier to add a CNAME record to our DNS server via some DNS Manage interface.
Instead of keep adding A record for each new server , we just maintain one record with IP while the rest of it
just a list of CNAME record.. if happen to change the IP address. only one record need to be updated
instead of the whole bunch of record.. but it may took longer time to be effective..
which is more or less not so vary using other type of record too.

ok. for the one using webmin to manage DNS record.
there is no “CNAME record manage” per say.. but it had “ALIAS” which did the exactly the same thing..
managing the “CNAME record”..

just the tricky part to add it .
it must be exactly as the following rules :

1. only type the subdomain without the FQDN (Fully qualified domain name).
i.e if want to for “www.home.namran.net ” just type “www”

2. the destination MUST end with a dot.
i.e “usmnet.myvnc.com.” NOT the “usmnet.myvnc.com”
as the later will NOT work!


then… verify it is added correctly before applying changes to BIND.


then it shall response to dig request as below :

which is almost immediately if querying to that particular DNS server directly..
for querying using other DNS server you might need to wait for it to propagate first.

p/s : .. pretty weird.. isn’t it ?

hopefully can write on setting up DNS server at home .. shortest path .. afterwards.. haha

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    1. Open Start, Control Panel, Add Hardware.
    2. Click Next on the introduction dialog box.
    3. Select ‘Yes, I have already connected the hardware’ and click Next.
    4. Scroll to the bottom of the list of hardware, select ‘Add a new hardware device’, then click Next.
    5. Select ‘Install the hardware that I manually select from a list (Advanced)’, then click Next.
    6. Select ‘Network adapters’, then click Next.
    7. Select ‘Microsoft’ as the manufacturer, select ‘Microsoft Loopback Adapter’ as the adapter, then click Next.
    8. Click Next to confim the installation.
    9. Click Finish to complete the installation.
    2. Configure the newly created adapter:
    1. Open Start, Control Panel, Network Connections.
    2. Select the newly created connection (should be named ‘Local Area Connection N’, where N is its order number).
    3. Right click on the selected connection and choose Properties from the menu.
    4. Confirm that ‘Microsoft Loopback Adapter’ (or ‘Microsoft Loopback Adapter #N’) is displayed in the ‘Connect Using:’ field. If it isn’t, return to step 2 and retry properties for another adapter.
    5. Uncheck (disable) everything except ‘Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)’.
    6. Select ‘Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)’, then click Properties to open ‘Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Properties’.
    7. Select ‘Use the following IP address:’ and fill in the ‘IP address:’ and ‘Subnet mask:’ fields (e.g. 10.10.10.10, 255.255.255.0).
    8. Click Advanced to open ‘Advanced TCP/IP Settings’.
    9. Switch to WINS and select ‘Disable NetBIOS over TCP/IP’.
    10. Click OK to close ‘Advanced TCP/IP Settings’.
    11. Click OK to close the ‘Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Properties’.
    12. Optionally (on XP only) uncheck (disable) ‘Notify me when this connection has limited or no conectivity’ to remove the connection warning icon from the system notification area.
    13. Click OK to close the connection properties.

    If you later want to uninstall the Microsoft Loopback Adapter (once it is not needed any more for the forwarding of a Windows file share), you can uninstall it using Control Panel > System > Hardware > Device Manager.

    Tunnel Windows shares

    Main page

    MSLA on WinXP/2003

    MSLA on Windows 2000

    MSLA on Windows NT4

    Various tips
    How-Tos and Tutorials

    How the internet works

    Using WinSSHD for SFTP

    Port forwarding guide

    Tunnel Remote Desktop

    Tunnel Windows shares

    Tunnel WinVNC
    Try out WinSSHD!

    WinSSHD is an advanced SSH server for Windows with secure remote access, file transfer and tunneling features. Supports public key authentication, SCP, SFTP. Its advantages include speed, reliability, ease of use, configurability, and bvterm – the best remote console on the Windows platform. Try it free for up to 30 days!
    Try out Tunnelier!

    Tunnelier is a friendly and flexible SSH client for Windows which includes state of the art terminal emulation, graphical as well as command-line SFTP support, an FTP-to-SFTP bridge, powerful tunneling features, and also remote administration for WinSSHD. Free for individual use!

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