ReverseLookup does'nt work!!!

V.N.SEKHAR sekhar at
Wed Dec 11 02:00:25 UTC 2002


I am installing BIND 8.3 on Solaris 2.6 Box.Now the forward lookup is
working fine i.e i am able to resolve all the records using nslookup But
nslookup gives the "error message can not find the server name for the IP
address,Server failed".But with the old DNS version reverse lookup works

My named.conf file looks like this.

options {
        directory "/var/named";

zone "." {
        type hint;
        file "named.root.8.3.1";
zone "" {
        type master;
        file "named.local";
zone "" {
        type master;
        file "";
        notify yes;
        allow-transfer {Sec DNS server IP; };

And my named.local file is 

@       IN      SOA             Host.domainname. (
                99013103        ;Serial no. -  mmyy.ddnn, nn=ver no
                10800           ;Refresh
                3600            ;Retry
                604800          ;Expire
                86400 )         ;Minimum

        IN      NS      DNS server host name.
1       IN      PTR     localhost.

Whether any body can help me why it does'nt work with the new version but
working with the old version.

Thanks and Regards,


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