no authoritative answer from master server

Jiann-Ming Su sujiannming at
Thu Nov 17 04:40:59 UTC 2005

On 11/16/05, Fernando Soria <nandoria at> wrote:
> Hi list...
> I got a name server (BIND 9.2.3) and configured a zone (
> That zone has a master name server called in the same
> machine and a slave server registered in zoneedit
> My doubt is when I ran #dig got non
> authoritative answer but when run #dig
> it has authoritative answer...
> That (I think) is no big deal because apparently its working fine but I
> wonder why my master server hasn't authoritative answer for himself
> Any idea?

If you haven't already, I'd recommend working through the DNS HOWTO.

Jiann-Ming Su
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