[SunHELP] DNS 8.2.2-P5

Vermette, Matt Spawar (723) matt.vermette at navy.mil
Tue Sep 28 15:08:16 CDT 2004


I am configuring a Solaris 8 server as a DNS server and receive the
following error when executing "nslookup"

"*** Can't find server name for address Non-existent
*** Default servers are not available"

My 192.168.1.zone file is as follows:
$TTL 38400    ;

1.168.192.in-addr.arpa IN SOA Solaris8.trusted.navy.mil.
root.trusted.navy.mil. (
    200409281600 ; serial
    10800 ; refresh
    3600 ; retry
    604800 ; expire
    38400 ; minimum
    NS    Solaris8.trusted.navy.mil.

$ORIGIN 1.168.192.in-addr.arpa.
1    PTR    Solaris8.trusted.navy.mil.

my host file has these entries
-------------------------------------------    Solaris8 Solaris8.trusted.navy.mil

There has been one recommendation:  The nameserver "" does
not have a PTR record for it's own IP address.

So, my question to you is:  Do I add this to my 192.168.1.zone file or
do I add this to my named.ca file?

My named.ca file has been modified becuase I am in a closed network.

My named.ca file entry is as follows:
Solaris8.trusted.navy.mil.        999999    IN    A

Thank  you,


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