How to reach an internal web server via domain name

Ronan Flood ronan at
Fri Nov 5 15:48:40 UTC 2004

On 4 Nov 2004 05:33:15 -0800, ppjansen at (Peter Paul Jansen) wrote:

> I have added to 
> /var/lib/named/etc/named.conf
> the lines:
> zone "" in {
>       type master;
>       file "";
>       notify no;
> };
> In the directory:
> /var/lib/named
> I have added a text file called:
> containing the following text:
> $TTL 1W
>   IN SOA      www

Try making that " IN SOA" ...

> If I type in my browser (inside the LAN of course) I get
> switched to (or equivalent message, depending on the
> setting of the browser) that tells me there are no results found for

Does your named log an error when it tries to load the zone file?

                      Ronan Flood <R.Flood at>
                        working for but not speaking for
             Network Services, University of London Computer Centre
     (which means: don't bother ULCC if I've said something you don't like)

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