configure BIND DNS on debian

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http://serverfault.com – I'm trying to configure configure BIND for use on my local Debian machine, which I will use as a development and testing environment. First of all, I'm using Debian 6.x [Squeeze] and BIND 9. BIND server was set up automatically during the installation of the Debian. For the purpose of this question, let's say I want to create a domain called example.com that I will be able to access from the same machine on which BIND is running, and my local network. Here is what I have done so far: In /etc/bind named.conf.local (which is included in name.conf) I put the following: zone "cms1.com" { (HowTos)