no answer on dig

phn at phn at
Fri Dec 10 17:09:41 UTC 2004

Bill Thielman <b.thielman at> wrote:
> Gentlemen (and others, as apropos) . . .
> I am attempting to get my first server up on Fedora Core 1. I have a  
> static IP and registered domain name, and (perhaps) many/most ? of my  
> named zones set up properly. I have only one box and one name that I am  
> attempting to configure at the present time. I get: "flags: qr aa rd;  
> QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 3, ADDITIONAL: 2" when I dig my domain  
> name. However, I get: "flags: qr rd; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 0, AUTHORITY: 13,  
> ADDITIONAL: 13" when I dig my IP. The AUTHORITY: 13, ADDITIONAL: 13 are of  
> course from the !?  I am confident it is a minor (well, major  
> actually) error in my zone files. I have done searches on Google and  
> searches in books, however I hve never asked another human being. And I am  
> doing that now . . . so any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

It could have been more helpful to post your domain & ip.

But the first query seems ok ( ANSWER: 1 ) 

The second ( ANSWER: 0) indicates that your server is not delegated 
the part.

Post details and someone might be able to help more.

Peter Håkanson         
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