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Module for provisioning DNS (bind9), creating dynamic DNS Records, automatic creation of zones, acls, etc


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Version information

  • 0.2.0 (latest)
released Oct 13th 2013

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Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'KyleAnderson-dns', '0.2.0'
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bolt module add KyleAnderson-dns
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install KyleAnderson-dns --version 0.2.0

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Tags: bind, dns, bind9


KyleAnderson/dns — version 0.2.0 Oct 13th 2013

Puppet DNS (BIND9) Module

Build Status

Module for provisioning DNS (bind9)

Tested on Ubuntu 12.04, patches to support other operating systems are welcome.

This module depends on concat (

Note: This module is a merge of the work from the following authors:


Clone this repo to your Puppet modules directory

git clone git:// dns


puppet module install KyleAnderson/dns


Tweak and add the following to your site manifest:

node '' {
  include dns::server

  # Forwarders
  dns::server::options{ '/etc/bind/named.conf.options':
    forwarders => [ '', '' ]

  # Forward Zone
  dns::zone { '':
    soa => "",
    soa_email => '',
    nameservers => ["ns1"]

  # Reverse Zone
  dns::zone { '1.168.192.IN-ADDR.ARPA':
    soa => "",
    soa_email => '',
    nameservers => ["ns1"]

  # A Records:
  dns::record::a {
      zone => '',
      data => [""];
      zone => '',
      data => ["", ""];
      zone => '',
      data => [""],
      ptr => true; # Creates a matching reverse zone record.  Make sure you've added the proper reverse zone in the manifest.

  # MX Records:
  dns::record::mx {
      zone => '',
      preference => 0,
      data => '';
      zone => '',
      preference => 10,
      data => '';

  # CNAME Record:
  dns::record::cname {'www':
    zone => '',
    data => '',

  # TXT Record:
  dns::record::txt {'www':
    zone => '',
    data => 'Hello World',


  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Added some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request


This module is released under the MIT license: