kcd at daimlerchrysler.com
Tue Oct 23 03:25:31 UTC 2001
Set up the 168.192.in-addr.arpa DNS zone on your nameserver. Even if you don't
populate it with anything worthwhile, at least the lookups will return quickly
and this will undoubtedly fix your connection-delay issue.
> Aloha from Hawaii,
> I have a few DNS questions maybe someone can provide an answer for or
> direct to a site that has good documentation. Here is the setup:
> This is only a test to see if we can get it achieved or not and running the
> way it is supposed to. There is a office with 10 computers. All have win98
> machines and a NT server. That has nothing to do with what is being done,
> but thought I would get that out of the way.
> I have a system with Redhat 7.1 that has apache and dhcp and dns server.
> What the boss wants is to host everything on that Server: www, dhcp, mail
> and dns server. All works fine. we get mail at user at icshi.dynip.com, web
> pages come up great, resolving internet names resolves fine. They have a
> linksys cable/dsl router with a static IP and all clients (2) for testing
> and one linux server. So basically the router has the static ip from the
> ISP and the lan interface of the router has a private static ip of
> 192.168.1.1 Linux server being 192.168.1.3 and clients 1: 192.168.1.4 and
> client 2: 192.168.1.4. They have a domain name which is icshi.dynip.com.
> The boss wants all clients to resolve names with the dns server(192.168.1.3)
> and also assign ip addresses to clients. and host a website on the server.
> Not dealing with anyone else but our internal people. Everything is working
> like a dream, except that when the dhcp server assigns an ip address and you
> try and connect to the ftp server of 192.168.1.3 it takes too long to
> connect. the reason for this and found out that when it trys a reverse map
> it says lame server. My question is how do I set up the server that when it
> assigns an ip it also registers that client a dns name(a zone) so when it
> does local lookups and internet lookups it does not fail. I have been at
> this for weeks with no luck. If someone has a answer or a solution please
> pass on something. And please do not waste space with an answer: look in
> the man pages or bind book. remember I am moving from Microsoft to linux.
> and is a whole new world. I have an understanding, but what I have I think
> is a simple solution and will save me more time if someone can help out. I
> am I on the right track on the right procedure on the above setup. And bear
> in mind that the boss, does not want to dish out anymore money than what we
> have. I explained this micky mouse setup but I heard it can be done, so I
> gave the option of this cheap solution.
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