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yadifad - an authoritative Internet domain name server.

YADIFAD(8) YADIFA YADIFAD(8)

NAME

yadifad - an authoritative Internet domain name server.

SYNOPSIS

yadifad [ --config|-c configfile] [ --daemon|-d] [ -u uid] [ -g gid] [ -V] [ -h]

DESCRIPTION

yadifad is a Domain Name System (DNS) server, part of the YADIFA distribution from EURid vzw/asbl. The latest version of YADIFA can be found on:
 
 
http://www.yadifa.eu/download
 
 
 
yadifad reads the zone files from yadifad.conf, and starts up an authoritative name server. It listens to UDP and TCP DNS queries and returns answers from its own database.
yadifad knows the main DNS protocols:
*
AXFR
*
IXFR
*
DNSSEC
*
DNS Update
*
NOTIFY
yadifad works only with 1 CLASS:
 
Class       Value   Definition
IN          1       (Internet class)
yadifad supports following TYPES:
Type Value Defining RFC
A 1 1035 AAAA 28 3596 CNAME 5 1035 DNSKEY 48 4034 DS 43 4034 HINFO 12 1035 MX 15 1035 NAPTR 35 3403 NS 2 1035 NSEC 47 4034 NSEC3 50 5155 NSEC3PARAM 51 5155 PTR 12 1035 RRSIG 46 4034 SOA 6 1035 SRV 33 2782 SSHFP 44 4255 TLSA 52 6698 TXT 16 1035
Other tyes and pseudo resource records:
* 255 1035 AXFR 252 1035 IXFR 251 1035 OPT 41 6891

OPTIONS

[--config|-c configfile]

Another config file will be used.
[--daemon|-d]

Starts the name server in daemon mode.
[--uid|-u uid]

Starts the name server with the given uid.
[--gid|-g gid]

Starts the name server with the given gid.
[-V]

Shows version information.
[--help|-h]

Shows a help text

SIGNALS

SIGHUP
reloads the zone and key sections in the configuration file and reloads the zone file(s) with incremented serial number, and close all log files and reopens them.
SIGINT
shuts down the server
SIGTERM
(see SIGINT)

FILES

yadifad.conf

The YADIFA configuration file.
yadifad

The name server binary.
yadifad.8

This man page.
yadifad.conf.5

Configuration man page for YADIFA.

SEE ALSO

yadifad.conf(5)

REQUIREMENTS

OpenSSL
yadifad requires OpenSSL version 0.9.8 or later.

CHANGES

Please check the README file from the source code.

VERSION

Version: 2.2.6 of 2017-09-12.

MAILING LISTS

There is a mailinglist for questions relating to any program in the yadifa package:
 
*
yadifa-users@mailinglists.yadifa.eu
 
for submitting questions/answers.
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http://www.yadifa.eu/mailing-list-users
 
for subscription requests.
If you would like to stay informed about new versions and official patches send a subscription request to via:
*
http://www.yadifa.eu/mailing-list-announcements
(this is a read-only list).
Copyright
(C) 2011-2017, EURid vzw/asbl
 
B-1831 Diegem, Belgium
 
info@yadifa.eu

AUTHORS

Gery Van Emelen
 
Email: Gery.VanEmelen@EURid.eu
 
Eric Diaz Fernandez
 
Email: Eric.DiazFernandez@EURid.eu
WWW: http://www.EURid.eu
2017-04-06 YADIFA