adding SRV records to a FreeBSD server

Ilya Kazakevich kazakevichilya at
Thu Mar 17 22:25:13 UTC 2011


What name server do you use? I am almost sure you have BIND.

You must open your zonefile, add SRV record and reload zone.
I think your zonefile is somewhere in /etc/namedb/

read bind manual, man named and man ndc (or rndc) to solve your problem.
Your question is not about freebsd but about BIND.

On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 11:42 PM, Ola Peters <OPeters at>wrote:

> Hi there,
> Thanks so much for placing this contact information in your header!  I am
> trying to add SRV records to my name server, which is a FreeBSD box.
> (Output from uname -a):
> ns1# uname -a
> FreeBSD 4.11-RELEASE FreeBSD 4.11-RELEASE #0: Fri
> Jan 21 17:21:22 GMT 2005     root at
>  i386
> I don't have a clue where to start and everytime I make a change, I bring
> our website down.  Do you have a link or an example to tell me where I can
> do this?
> Thanks so much,
> Ola Peters
> Senior Unix Administrator
> IT Department
> Partnership Healthplan of California
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> Fairfield, CA 94534
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