Configuration confusion

HuMPie humpie at
Fri Jan 30 18:50:24 UTC 2004


Why don't you install a caching named server @home so you don't need the
ISP named server anymore and you can query the request by your own...

Best Regards,
HuMPie @ Grunn.Org
All you do with the suggestion in this mail is you responsibillity even
if your system will crash :)

-----Original Message-----
From: bind-users-bounce at [mailto:bind-users-bounce at] On
Behalf Of Daniel Hogan
Sent: vrijdag 30 januari 2004 16:04
To: comp-protocols-dns-bind at
Subject: Configuration confusion

Here is the scenario:

We are behind a firewall on a NATted network.  Our ISP has a DNS server
that is used to resolve names to their internal equilavent.  We here at
the office are on the same domain, but we are using our own DNS with
additional information.  I do not have any sort of access to the ISP's
DNS server other than just standard queries.  Is there a way to set up
BIND 9 so that if a query fails on our server  it is forwarded to the
ISP's server?


ISP has the following names set up on their server:

We have the following names:

I want to be able to keep myserver4, myserver5, and myserver6
configuration only on our server, but be able to have our server ask the
ISP's server if anything else for is asked.

Is this possible, and if so, how?

NOTE:  I have added someserver1, someserver2, etc. to our list as a
work-around, but the ISP likes to change their IPs every so often
throwing our copy off.

Thanks in advance.

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