[SunHELP] Bind 9.2.3

Vipul Bhadra vipul.bhadra at techpacindia.com
Tue May 25 09:36:35 CDT 2004

Hi Lara,

Seems fine to me as well .... except...
I guess u dont need the "ns                      IN      A"     line in the reverse zone file.

Just a hunch .. ha ha ha . Hope it works :-)

Thanks & Regards ,
Vipul Bhadra

-----Original Message-----
From: sunhelp-bounces at sunhelp.org [mailto:sunhelp-bounces at sunhelp.org]On
Behalf Of Lara Matthews
Sent: Tuesday, May 25, 2004 7:49 PM
To: The SunHELP List
Subject: Re: [SunHELP] Bind 9.2.3

Hi Vipul

Vipul Bhadra wrote:

> Hi Lara ,
> yeh ur right .. basically both "Domain" and "Search" options are same
> (either needs to be mentioned in the resolv.conf file and NOT both). Hope
> restarted the daemon. Hmmm in that case i will assume there is problem wit
> hreverse lookup of ur name server . I think u have prob with reverse
> of IP (ur name server)...  check if this IP is revserse
> mapping to some name.
> To be sure do this ....Try .... nslookup -

nslookup just doesn't seem to work at all.

neither dig or nslookup work on the reverse lookup so I think you could 
well be right but I can't see what is wrong with it:
bash-2.05# more rev.213.128.229
; /var/named/accesscomputing.co.uk
$TTL 1D   ; Default TTL in secs(1 day)

@       IN SOA ns.accesscomputing.co.uk. root.accesscomputing.co.uk. (
         2004052502      ; Serial number yyyymmddvv
         10800   ; Refresh  (3, was 8 hours)
         3600    ; Retry (1, was 2 hours)
         604800  ; Expire (7 days)
         86400   ; Minimum

; Descriptions of name servers for this domain
                         IN      NS      ns.accesscomputing.co.uk.
ns                      IN      A
; Reverse lookups
77 IN PTR ns.accesscomputing.co.uk.
78 IN PTR mailhost.accesscomputing.co.uk.
79 IN PTR www.accesscomputing.co.uk.




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