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DNS Server configuration on Solaris/Linux/Unix system

mkdir -p/usr/local/bind-9.8.1-P1/var/named
mkdir -p /usr/local/bind-9.8.1-P1/var/cache
mkdir /usr/local/bind-9.8.1-P1/var/run/named
chown bind:bind /usr/local/bind-9.8.1-P1/var/run/named/
chmod g+w /usr/local/bind-9.8.1-P1/var/run/named/
chmod g+w /usr/local/bind-9.8.1-P1/var/cache
chmod g+w /usr/local/bind-9.8.1-P1/var/named
cd /usr/local/
ln -s bind-9.8.1-P1/ bind
adduser —home /usr/local/bind/var/named —shell /bin/bash —disabled-password—disabled-login bind
cp /home/usuario/.bashrc /usr/local/bind/var/named/
cp /home/usuario/.profile /usr/local/bind/var/named/
chown -R bind:bind /usr/local/bind/var/named/
adduser bind staff
chgrp staff /usr/local/src
chmod g+w /usr/local/src
su - bind
cd /usr/local/src/
wget http://ftp.isc.org/isc/bind9/9.8.1-P1/bind-9.8.1-P1.tar.gz
tar -xzf bind-9.8.1-P1.tar.gz
cd bind-9.8.1-P1.tar.gz

./configure—prefix=/usr/local/bind-9.8.1-P1 —sysconfdir=/usr/local/bind-9.8.1-P1/etc—enable-threads —with-libtool > configure.out
less configure.out
make > ma…

Sendmail

If you ever felt the need of flushing the sendmail queue

How to flush sendmail queue under linux sendmail mailq command in linux how to flush mail queue in sendmail under linux
If u r worried about sendmail pending mail flush do the following 2 things.

1) manually method –> delete /var/spool/mail/*.* files in this dir –> delete /var/mqueue/*.* files
then check if all mail gone using mailq command. all mail will be deleted.

2) using command:
use simple command sendmail -v -q in root prompt. it will flush allpending mails. rest to confirm u can run mailq command if all arereally gone !!….

3) if u want particular domain or user or recepitience mail to delete use this command
sendmail -qS -v test.com it will delete all mail from *@test.com
sendmail -qR -v gmail.com it will delete all mail from recepient of gmail.com.