kcd at daimlerchrysler.com
Tue Mar 21 20:04:41 UTC 2000
Cary Wells wrote:
> I am running RH 6.1 and bind 8.2.2-P5. I am a secondary name server for my
> own domain but do not have reverse rights to my ip. My external ip resolves
> to a v-wave.com address. My domain micro-medic.net works perfectly as does
> the rest of the server for my masqd client computers. My question is I am
> trying to make it know what the internal ips are named but i can't do a
> lookup on them, I get a no host from nslookup when I do nslookup 192.168.0.4
> here is my 192.168.0.db file
> @ IN SOA ns.micro-medic.net. hostmaster.micro-medic.net. (
> 1998041301 ; Serial, todays date + todays serial
> 8H ; Refresh
> 2H ; Retry
> 1W ; Expire
> 1D) ; Minimum TTL
> NS ns.micro-medic.net.
> 1 IN PTR toxik
> 4 IN PTR smokie
> 6 IN PTR angelic
> Now I truely suck at this dns stuff and find it quite difficult to setup but
> I don't wanna give up.
> The reason I am asking this is because qpopper is giving me errors when
> internal machines get their mail from the box like this
> Mar 21 09:28:01 toxik qpopper: (v3.0b34) Unable to get canonical name
> of client 192.168.0.4: Unknown host (1)
> This may not be a problem but it bugs me and can't find any information on
> internal ips anywhere.
Do you really have leading whitespace in your PTR records? That's going to
cause named to misinterpret them.
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