Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


247 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 10

Trusted

Topic # 239369 14-Jul-2018 10:58
Send private message

Hi there

 

I'm attempting to run BIND at home for a domain name I have established and wanting to run a DNS for.

 

I'm on a Fibre Gigatown Broadband & Landline plan and have a static IP

 

Just wanting to know/confirm

 

1) is port 53 blocked by Spark

 

2) how to get this block removed so I can run the service I want to

 

Thanks guys

 

Best, Paul


Create new topic
'That VDSL Cat'
8711 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1887

Trusted
Spark
Subscriber

  Reply # 2056114 14-Jul-2018 11:05
Send private message

Hope your looking at configuring bind correctly so it doesn't act as a reflector or anything like that.

 

 

 

 

 

1. port 53 is blocked by default as is port 25 like any logical RSP.

 

2.  spark.co.nz/port25 - both 25 and 53 open up here last i checked. (i'm still not convinced you actually want 53 opened.)





#include <std_disclaimer>

 

Any comments made are personal opinion and do not reflect directly on the position my current or past employers may have.




247 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 10

Trusted

  Reply # 2056115 14-Jul-2018 11:15
Send private message

hio77:

 

Hope your looking at configuring bind correctly so it doesn't act as a reflector or anything like that.

 

1. port 53 is blocked by default as is port 25 like any logical RSP.

 

2.  spark.co.nz/port25 - both 25 and 53 open up here last i checked. (i'm still not convinced you actually want 53 opened.)

 

 

Thanks for the reply.

 

1. cheers I thought as much

 

2. that form does not state 53 only 25 and 25 I do not need open so if I use it, is the form an all or nothing option or is there a way to request 53 only?

 

Re BIND: Yep I am learning and certainly want to set something up that will not cause problems. I have a domain name that I recently acquired. My hope to offer members of a Fido Technical Network that I run a means to use the DNS service to offer each node a resolvable address based on their membership of the network and their node address.

 

 


3713 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2253

Trusted
Spark NZ

  Reply # 2056124 14-Jul-2018 11:52
Send private message

paul151:

 

hio77:

 

Hope your looking at configuring bind correctly so it doesn't act as a reflector or anything like that.

 

1. port 53 is blocked by default as is port 25 like any logical RSP.

 

2.  spark.co.nz/port25 - both 25 and 53 open up here last i checked. (i'm still not convinced you actually want 53 opened.)

 

 

Thanks for the reply.

 

1. cheers I thought as much

 

2. that form does not state 53 only 25 and 25 I do not need open so if I use it, is the form an all or nothing option or is there a way to request 53 only?

 

Re BIND: Yep I am learning and certainly want to set something up that will not cause problems. I have a domain name that I recently acquired. My hope to offer members of a Fido Technical Network that I run a means to use the DNS service to offer each node a resolvable address based on their membership of the network and their node address.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do the port 25 unblock request. The 53 is in the same policy as the 25. You're the first person I am aware of that wants 53 opened on a residential BB connection.

 

There's no way to request port 53 only.

 

Cheers - N

 

 


13436 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2428

Trusted

  Reply # 2056125 14-Jul-2018 11:58
Send private message

I thought Port 53 was blocked as a DDOS protection?


'That VDSL Cat'
8711 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1887

Trusted
Spark
Subscriber

  Reply # 2056126 14-Jul-2018 11:59
Send private message

tdgeek:

 

I thought Port 53 was blocked as a DDOS protection?

 

 

thus my warning about configuring it correctly...

 

 

 

we do open it up though when asked.

 

As neil has stated, it's seldom to have a request like that.





#include <std_disclaimer>

 

Any comments made are personal opinion and do not reflect directly on the position my current or past employers may have.




247 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 10

Trusted

  Reply # 2056136 14-Jul-2018 13:09
Send private message

Talkiet:

 

paul151:

 

hio77:

 

Hope your looking at configuring bind correctly so it doesn't act as a reflector or anything like that.

 

1. port 53 is blocked by default as is port 25 like any logical RSP.

 

2.  spark.co.nz/port25 - both 25 and 53 open up here last i checked. (i'm still not convinced you actually want 53 opened.)

 

 

Thanks for the reply.

 

1. cheers I thought as much

 

2. that form does not state 53 only 25 and 25 I do not need open so if I use it, is the form an all or nothing option or is there a way to request 53 only?

 

Re BIND: Yep I am learning and certainly want to set something up that will not cause problems. I have a domain name that I recently acquired. My hope to offer members of a Fido Technical Network that I run a means to use the DNS service to offer each node a resolvable address based on their membership of the network and their node address.

 

 

Do the port 25 unblock request. The 53 is in the same policy as the 25. You're the first person I am aware of that wants 53 opened on a residential BB connection.

 

There's no way to request port 53 only.

 

Cheers - N

 

 

OK thanks Neil I will complete the form and submit the request.

 

Yep, it wouldn't be a geekzone forum without a request from a nerd to do stuff the average punter would go "huh?" when asked. :)

 

In my case I'm enjoying mastering BIND and understanding DNS at a more detailed level.

 

Appreciate the help/info :)

 

 


Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.