Resolving domain name with www record

Mickey Mullin mickey at
Fri Oct 5 18:43:46 UTC 2001

I ran into similar problems on my end.  What has worked for me is:		IN A
www			IN A

The @ notation didn't work for the "IN A" entry.  I still don't know why.

Mickey Mullin

> Sorry about typing so long and no <CR>.  First time posting.
> I am running BIND v8.2.5 for NT.  I put the @ symbol in the 
> db file and it still fails.  I will give some more information to help.
> I have created a file named  In the file, I have
> two records that appear as follows:
> @        IN    A
> www    IN    A
> The entries in named.conf for the above file are as follows:
> zone    ""    IN    {
>     type master;
>     file "";
> };
> I have stopped and restarted the BIND service however when doing an 
> nslookup, I get non-existent domain.

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