forward lookup zone problem

michael michael at
Sat Jun 11 07:14:59 UTC 2005

"Barry Margolin" <barmar at> wrote in message 
news:barmar at

> In article <d89rgi$a0d$1 at>, "michael" <michael at>
> wrote:
> > I am having problems resolving short host names from windows xp clients.
> >   It works from the server (freebsd 5.4/bind 9.3.1).
> > I get *** can't find x10: Non-existent domain from the
> > workstations.  Can anyone see any problems with my file
> > (Below).  This is my first attempt at learning bind and have been on
> > google for a couple of hours now.  I appreciate any pointers.  Thanks
> Sounds like you don't have a default domain suffix configured on your XP
> clients.  Go into the Local Area Network Connection properties, and add
> the domain suffixes to append in the DNS tab.
> --
> Barry Margolin, barmar at
> Arlington, MA
> *** PLEASE post questions in newsgroups, not directly to me ***

That was it.  Thanks


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