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1. Go to site http://www.isc.org/software/bind and download desirable version of BIND for Windows, e.g.

version 9.4.2
http://ftp.isc.org/isc/bind9/9.4.2-P2/BIND9.4.2-P2.zip

or version 9.7.1 which was released in July 2010
http://ftp.isc.org/isc/bind9/9.7.1-P1/BIND9.7.1-P1.zip

2. Unzip it;

3. Stop BIND service (Plesk Name Server service);

4. Copy the following set of unzipped files to %plesk_dir%\dns\bin folder:

Do not overwrite files you have, copy them somewhere for backup purposes.

BINDInstall.exe
dig.exe
dnssec-keygen.exe
dnssec-signzone.exe
host.exe
named.exe
named-checkconf.exe
named-checkzone.exe
named-compilezone.exe
nslookup.exe
nsupdate.exe
rndc-confgen.exe
rndc.exe
libbind9.dll
libeay32.dll
bindevt.dll
libdns.dll
libisccc.dll
libisccfg.dll
libisc.dll
liblwres.dll

Make sure that permissions are inherited from parent folder %plesk_dir%\dns\bin and look like

psaadm – allow read & execute
psaserv     – deny all
psacln       – deny all

5. Make sure that the Operational System has the version of Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package installed equaled or higher than the package shipped with the BIND distributive (the “vcredist_x86.exe” file in the archive). The latest version of the Package may be received by the Microsoft article.

6. Start BIND service (Plesk Name Server service).

How to setup your own private name servers on plesk

Login to plesk.

Server >> DNS Settings >> Soa Record Template >>

Edit the default template provided there.

Edit record type NS

Record type        NS                —————— Select NS from drop down menu
Enter domain name        ——-   .<domain>. —————— Keep this same as it is
Enter nameserver * ns1.servertechs.net             —————— Enter here the name server name you need to setup

Add DNS record to create another name server record NS2

Record type        NS                —————— Select NS from drop down menu
Enter domain name        ——-   .<domain>. —————— Keep this same as it is
Enter nameserver * ns2.servertechs.net             —————— Enter here the name server name you need to setup

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You need to now add the domain in plesk

Now go to the domain control panel

Home >> Domains >> servertechs.net >> Website >> DNS Settings

Create A record for the name servers ns1 and ns2 and assign ip address for the nameservers (assign any two ips configured on the server)

Configure the name servers ip at your domain registrars control panel.

Its done.

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