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Set up BIND on DNS server for local home server

Set up BIND on DNS server for local home server

Set up BIND on DNS server for local home server

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Hi

I'm currently trying to set up a dns server for home server system, such that I can visit external websites as normal, but when I visit 'http://example.local' on any device in the network it redirects to my home server IP. I know I can use a hosts file to achieve this, but there are limitations to that method which mean it's not an ideal solution.

So far I have managed to set up BIND on a Raspberry Pi I am using as a dns server. However, I have been struggling for a few days now to work out how to set up zones correctly to mean that 'http://example.local' will point to my development server.

Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated. If you need any more information let me know, I didn't want to just dump a load of contents of files if the content is irrelevant.

Thanks

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