sysquery: findns error

Cricket Liu cricket at
Thu Oct 10 00:19:34 UTC 2002

> Can someone tell me what this error message means?
> "sysquery: findns error (NXDOMAIN) on 
> I just set up inverse DNS with my ISP (SBC/Pacific Bell) and now I get 
> this error message repeated once for each entry in my zone files.
> If you need to see the zone files I can attach them.

It means that the name server wasn't able to find an address for your
name server because you forgot to put a dot at the end of its name
in the zone data file.

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