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]

[--daemon|-d]

[--uid|-u uid]

[--gid|-g gid]


[-V]

[--help|-h]


 

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

configuration file.
yadifad

yadifad.8

yadifad.conf.5


 

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: 2.2.3 of 2016-12-15.

 

MAILING LISTS

There is a mailinglist for questions relating to any program in the yadifa package:

*
yadifa-users [at] mailinglists.yadifa.eu
for submitting questions/answers.

*
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).

 

LICENSE AND COPYRIGHT

Copyright
(C) 2011-2016, EURid vzw/asbl
B-1831 Diegem, Belgium
info [at] yadifa.eu

 

AUTHORS

Gery Van Emelen
Email: Gery.VanEmelen [at] EURid.eu
Eric Diaz Fernandez
Email: Eric.DiazFernandez [at] EURid.eu

WWW: http://www.EURid.eu