reverse lookup on local IP (

Joseph S D Yao jsdy at
Fri Nov 12 22:49:23 UTC 1999

On Fri, Nov 12, 1999 at 10:26:40AM +0000, alex wrote:
> Does anyone know whether I should be able to nslookup my local IP?
> I have a small network set up as 10.x.x.x, and dial in to an ISP.
> My caching nameserver is on
> If I try (from the machine) to nslookup, I get:
> -> Server:  localhost
> -> Address:
> -> *** localhost can't find Non-existent host/domain
> Shouldn't I be able to resolve to a name?

I just re-posted (under 'Re: nslookup') a discussion of reverse DNS.
Read and do.

Joe Yao				jsdy at - Joseph S. D. Yao
COSPO/OSIS Computer Support					EMT-B
This message is not an official statement of COSPO policies.

More information about the bind-users mailing list