nslookup - help.
gerald at waugh.com
Fri Mar 2 19:23:10 UTC 2001
> when using nslookup on one of the DNS servers here I can type for example
> test1.test and nslookup gives the response I am looking for - and
> adds on to the end the last two segments rpslmc.edu - I don't have to. On
> another DNS machine here this is not happening. When I type in
> nslookup states it can't find test1.test. :NXDOMAIN. I guess I do not
> understand where nslookup pulls the last two segments in the host name
> this case rpslmc.edu). Strange that it works on one machine and not the
> since they are using the same software?
It may be that the reverse lookup is not working, for the IP.
nslookup will not work if it can't do both reverse and froward lookups.
Check your in-addr.arpa zone file.
Also, try 'dig'.
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