DNS/DHCP auto-update "not a zone"

phn at icke-reklam.ipsec.nu phn at icke-reklam.ipsec.nu
Mon Jun 24 15:50:49 UTC 2002

Min Li <li9 at expert.cc.purdue.edu> wrote:

> Hello, I set up a DNS (BIND 9) and DHCP (3.0p1) and red-hat Linux 7.3.
> They work well individually but it seems that DHCP never updates DNS SOA
> record, I got the following error message:

> dhcpd: if IN A myname.vlan1.net domain doesn't exist add 1800 IN A
> myname.vlan1.net add 1800 IN TXT myname.vlan1.net
> "310121313d29c050f2311f9dc47671beef": not a zone.

Can you manually ( by running nsupdate ) add the same records ?

Peter h

> I tried to snoof all the packets, there is no any packets between DHCP
> and DNS at all.

> Is there a bug in ISC DHCP3p1 package? In my dhcpd.conf, I specified the
> following about the updating of DNS.

> ddns-update-style interim;
> ignore client_updates;
> zone vlan1.net. IN { primary; }
> ..
> ddns-domainname "vlan1.net";
> ddns-updates on;

> Prompt reply from any of you are highly appreciated!

> Min

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