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Super SMALL (5MB) Full ISC Bind9 DNS. Create a quick master, slave, recurve DNS system.
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ISC BIND9 Container (Stable: 9.10.4_xx) built on top of Alpine

Last update: 6-20-17

This container is a super small (~5MB compressed pull, and only ~9MB
when extracted) FULL version of ISC BIND9.

It is ideal for a quick master, slave, recursive server/resolver, RPZ
"dns firewall", or just about any other purpose you can use bind for.

Security - always on the latest stable release!

This container will always be up to date on the latest
stable+patched version, usually within 24 hours of it being available
in Alpine. In fact, most of the BIND vulnerabilities so far have been
reported by me to the Alpine developers.

Required "DATA" directory - for named.conf and zone data:

This container assumes you have a "/DATA" folder with with your container specific data.
You can change that folder (and sub-folders) as needed, but make sure you update the "-v" mounts for the run.

Specifically, you need to have these directories/paths:

1.) [ *REQUIRED* ]
In your "/DATA/etc/bind" directory, a file "named.conf", which acts as an entry point to your configs

2.) [ *REQUIRED* ]
A "/DATA/var/cache/bind" directory for all of the master or slave zones. If it's for slave zones, it will populate automatically and you can leave it blank.

3.) [ *OPTIONAL* ]
A "/DATA/var/log/named" directory for logging your DNS requests/returns/other breakdown. By default, logging is done to the console

How to run a BIND ("named") Docker Container?

docker run --name=dns-master01
-it -d \
--dns= --dns= \
-p 53:53/udp -p 53:53 \
-v /DATA/etc/bind:/etc/bind \
-v /DATA/var/cache/bind:/var/cache/bind \
-v /DATA/var/log/named:/var/log/named \
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