Need pointed in the right direction intranet DNS's

baltoinfo funnsun34 at
Thu Oct 12 18:56:03 UTC 2006

Bill, thanks so much for the info. I'll take a look at it right now.

On Oct 12, 1:52 pm, Bill Larson <wlla... at> wrote:
> On Oct 12, 2006, at 9:15 AM, baltoinfo wrote:
> > I've been banging my head with this one.
> > My setup.
> > Lab1 1 DNS Server bind9.3.1/linux witha zone on a
> > network
> > Lab2 1 DNS Server bind9.3.1/linux witha zone on a
> > network
> > Corp. DNS on network which has the complete company  
> > DNS
> > names.
> > Both Lab1 and Lab2 DNS work fine with what ip/names I've added,  
> > however
> > I can't get the two Labs to query nor send a query to the main corp
> > dns.Take a look into the forwarding options in the BIND configuration.  
> You need to look at the "forward" option to tell the server to  
> forward queries onto another server and the "forwarders" option to  
> tell your server which servers to send the queries onto.
> For information about this, look at the BIND Administrator's  
> Reference Manual (ARM).  This comes with the BIND sources or can be  
> found at  Be sure that the  
> version of the ARM matches the version of BIND that you are running.  
> The "DNS and BIND" book by Paul Albitz and Cricket Liu also talks  
> about forwarding.  Both are indispensable resources for anyone  
> managing a DNS service.
> This topic is also a common issue discussed on this list.  You might  
> want to look at the archives for previous postings about this same  
> topic.  Search for "forwarding".
> Bill Larson- Hide quoted text -- Show quoted text -

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