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  1. Agustin's Linux Manual
  2. Networks & Servers
  3. About the Author
  4. Table of Contents
  5. IP Addresses Networks and Subnets
  6. Network Classes
  7. IP Address in Decimal Notation
  8. Sub-netting
  9. Designing Subnets
  10. Allocating Subnets
  11. Defining Host Addresses
  12. Variable Length Subnet Mask
  13. Routing Protocols
  14. Classless Internet Domain Routing
  15. Servers - Chapter 9
  16. Apache Web Server
  17. Configuring Apache
  18. Uploading Web Pages
  19. Apache Overview
  20. MIMEMagic
  21. DNS Servers
  22. Welcome to Webmin
  23. Creating the Master Domain
  24. Adding the Reverse Zone
  25. Querying the DNS server
  26. Adding Virtual Domain to DNS Server
  27. Reverse Zone for Virtual Zone
  28. Binding IP Address for Virtual Domain
  29. Virtual Web Hosting
  30. DNS Security Options
  31. FTP Server
  32. Securing the FTP Server
  33. Email Server
  34. Postfix Configuration
  35. Dealing with Identical Users
  36. Configuring Email Clients
  37. Configuring Outlook
  38. Samba Server
  39. Configuring SAMBA Server
  40. The smb.conf File
  41. smb.conf Analysis
  42. Adding Users to Samba

Creating the Master Domain
Note the (.) at the end of the domain name, it has to be there -is not a mistake.

Adding the zone / Forward Zone!

  1. Click on create a new master zone
  2. Zone type: Forward (forward name to address) select it
  3. Domain name /Network: (domain here)
  4. Record file: Automatic
  5. Master server: [/] Add NS record for Master Server?
  6. Email address: root@localhost or
  7. Use zone template: no
  8. Click on create

Once the zone was created proceed to edit its properties, it takes you to this panel automatically.

Once the zone was created proceed to edit its properties, it takes you to this panel automatically.

Edit master zone
*Adding the address:
  1. Click on Address
  2. Enter name:
  3. Enter address: (note: this is the physical address domain 1)
  4. Time-To Leave: default
  5. Update reverse?: yes
  6. Click on create
    Address record
    Fig 9.19 Your address record should look like this
  7. Return to record types

Add Name Server records

(Note: this section may be already updated)

  1. Enter zone name:
  2. Time-To-Leave : Default
  3. Enter Name server: (
  4. Click on create
    Address record
    Fig 9.20 If already updated, it should look like this
  5. Return to record type.

Add Name Alias Record

  1. Name: www
  2. Time-To-Leave: Default
  3. Real Name:
  4. Click on create
  5. Name: mail
  6. Time-To Leave: Default
  7. Real Name:
  8. Click on create
  9. Name: ftp
  10. Time-To-Leave: Default
  11. Real Name:
  12. Click on create
    Fig 9.21 Your alias should look like this
  13. Return to Record Type

Mail Exchange Record (Mx record)

  1. Name:
  2. Time-To-Leave: Default
  3. Mail Server:
  4. Priority: 10
  5. Click on create
Fig 9.22 The mail record should look like this
  • Return to Record Types

    We just finished creating the forward zone. At the very bottom of this current panel (Edit Master Zone), click on Return to zone list.

    From the zone list

    * Click on Apply Changes.