BIND 9.2.2 and OS X Tiger Server
rreece-misc at socamail.com
Wed Nov 2 15:50:17 UTC 2005
If you are trying to get the hostname pointing to the local IPs, add this
into your /etc/hosts file:
Currently you should see:
127.0.0.1 name1 localhost.localdomain localhost
(name1 is the name of the server that I copied this from)
At 04:10 PM 11/2/2005 +0100, Daniel Ström wrote:
> > On Nov 2, 2005, at 6:19 AM, Daniel Ström wrote:
> >> Hey!
> >> We just got a new firewall and this is the first machine i´m hooking
> >> up a server behind it. This server has a static internal IP of
> >> 192.168.1.200 and also a static external IP that points to the
> >> firewall wich use one-to-one NAT for pointing the external adress to
> >> the internal. I have added the domain for this server in my
> >> Authorative DNS (BIND 9.2.2) that resides outside the firewall and
> >> everything is working fine. I have added both DNS-servers in DNS-
> >> settings (in the server) and i can browse and send/recieve mail fine
> >> but it´s this one thing that bugs me. I dont think it resolves to
> >> itself (at least that´s what i think it is).
> >> This is a Mac OS X Server 10.4 box and if anyone of you is familiar
> >> with Server Admin (the admin tool for os x server) it does not
> >> display a DNS name like my two other DNS servers does. Is that
> >> because it cant resolve its own domain name? If anyone can point me
> >> in the right direction here on how to correct this i would really
> >> appriciate it.
> > You might check /etc/hostconfig for a line that looks like the
> > following:
> > HOSTNAME=<hostname>
> > That file is supposed to be maintained by the system but I have
> > edited that line before to get the hostname to show up.
> >> / Daniel
> > Paul
>Thanks for helping out Paul, i really appriciate it.
>I had a look in /etc/hostconfig and HOSTNAME was set to AUTOMATIC, i
>changed it and rebooted but with no luck, any other suggestions?
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