barmar at genuity.net
Mon Feb 18 23:09:39 UTC 2002
In article <a4ri4v$iht at pub3.rc.vix.com>, Nate <nnord at maxitd.com> wrote:
>I'm running DNS on Redhat 7.2 and I'm really confused about something.
> I setup all our zones using GNOME and everything worked fine. I've
>made changes remotely to the zone files, restarted NAMED, and queried
>the server to make sure everything works. A couple days later I
>notice DNS errors involving the changes that I made directly to the
>zone files. I corrected the errors and query again and everything
>appears fine but... just for grins I go into GNOME and the DNS config
>tool still sees the old entries. What zone files is it using and why
>am I seeing these issues? One change that I just made is correct in
>the zone file, queries come back correct, but the GNOME DNS config
>tool is still seeing the old values even after restarting. It seems
>that after a certain period of time, the /var/named zone files update
>themselves from where ever the xconfig tool is getting it's info.
You should probably be asking this in a GNOME newsgroup rather than a BIND
newsgroup. My guess is GNOME is updating /etc/hosts and then using a
script to convert that to a BIND zone file.
Barry Margolin, barmar at genuity.net
Genuity, Woburn, MA
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