Rebooting stops resolving for a while
gary at abertron.co.uk
Tue Jan 6 08:35:56 UTC 2004
>>When I reboot my server sometimes my domains and mail servers are not
>>available for an unknown amount of time but after several hours
>>everything returns to normal and everything can be accessed. The strange
>>thing is if after a reboot I try to access the domain or mail server
>>from my machine at home it doesn't work but if I go somewhere on the net
>>and try a ping test from somewhere else in the world it always works.
>>Can someone take a look at my main zone file and and a client zone file
>>and tell me if anything doesn't look right.
>>Main Zone File
>>mydomain.com. IN SOA 184.108.40.206. mydomain.com. (
>> 38400 )
>>mydomain.com. IN A 220.127.116.11
>>mail.mydomain.com. IN A 18.104.22.168
>>smtp.mydomain.com. IN A 22.214.171.124
>>www.mydomain.com. IN A 126.96.36.199
>>ftp.mydomain.com. IN A 188.8.131.52
>>mydomain.com. IN NS ns1.mydomain.com.
>>mydomain.com. IN NS ns2.mydomain.com.
>>mydomain.com. IN MX 5 mail.mydomain.com.
>>mail.mydomain.com. IN PTR mydomain.com
>>Client Zone File
>>clientdomain.com. IN SOA abertron01. gary at abertron.co.uk. (
>> 38400 )
>>clientdomain.com. IN A 184.108.40.206
>>mail.clientdomain.com. IN A 220.127.116.11
>>www.clientdomain.com. IN A 18.104.22.168
>>ftp.clientdomain.com. IN A 22.214.171.124
>>clientdomain.com. IN NS ns1.mydomain.com.
>>clientdomain.com. IN NS ns2.mydomain.com.
>>clientdomain.com. IN MX 5 mail.mydomain.com.
>>Basically nothing works from from home computer after I reboot the
>>server but I seem to be able to access the server from elsewhere after a
>>reboot so what on earth is going on here.
>>I'm totaly confused any ideas.
> Net 55 is assigned to the US Army. None of their DNS reverse
> maps to the delegation "clientdomain.com". Have you hijacked
> their address space or are you using it with permission?
> For that matter, the domain, "clientdomain.com" is registered
> to John Deneen, of Villanova, PA. It does not appear that he
> has delegated any responsibility for this domain to you. Have
> you hijacked this also?
> I would suggest that you correct your DNS entries to use your
> own delegations and cease and desist using others delegations.
> Things will work so much better for everyone.
Sorry mydomain.com and clientdomain.com are just names I made up I
didn't realise that they were registered just imagine they are imaginary.
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