Configure Reverse DNS

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Overview

This page explains how to configure Reverse DNS for an IP in Virtualizor. Virtualizor PowerDNS supports IPv4 and IPv6 for Reverse DNS. To allow endusers to add the RDNS, Reverse DNS zone can be added through Virtualizor Admin Panel.

Requirements

Before going further, make sure you have Configured your PowerDNS server properly. You can test your DNS Server connection from "List PDNS Server" page.

Configure PowerDNS : http://virtualizor.com/wiki/Configure_PowerDNS

Adding Reverse DNS Zone

Admin can add the Reverse DNS Zone through Virtualizor Admin Panel. Navigate to "Power DNS" > "Add Reverse DNS Zone"

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Zone Name : The Zone name for the SOA Record.

For example,

IPv4 IP : 1.2.3.xxx, Zone Name : 3.2.1.in-addr.arpa

IPv6 IP : 2001:41d0:0008:53ff:0000:0000:xxxx:xxxx, Zone Name : 0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.f.f.3.5.8.0.0.0.0.d.1.4.1.0.0.2.ip6.arpa


Name Servers : The host name of the Name Servers that serve the given zone.


Hostmaster Email : The Email Address of the Domain admin.


Select Server : The PDNS server on which the zone is to be added.

Adding Reverse DNS Domain

After adding the RDNS Zone from the Admin Panel, Endusers can enter the reverse DNS for their IP address from Enduser Panel. If you need any further information, please contact Virtualizor Support.

RDNS management option for Enduser panel can be controlled through following options under Admin Pnale > Configuration > Master Settings:

  • Enable RDNS
Enduser will be able to manage RDNS entries only if this option is enabled
  • Auto Add rDNS Zone
If there is no zone present, then new zone entry will also get created for the PTR record added