NS hosed! Please Advise

Barry Margolin barmar at alum.mit.edu
Sat Oct 28 03:48:22 UTC 2006

In article <ehtl7r$259n$1 at sf1.isc.org>,
 pklos at osmium.mv.net (Patrick Klos) wrote:

> In article <ehqp0a$2h9n$1 at sf1.isc.org>,
> Odhiambo Washington  <wash at wananchi.com> wrote:
> >Hello there,
> >
> >Out of nowhere, my name server cannot resolve its own name:
> >This is a query while I am logged into the same box:
> >
> >
> >5$ nslookup ns2.wananchi.com
> >Server:  ns2.wananchi.com
> >Address:
> >
> >*** ns2.wananchi.com can't find ns2.wananchi.com: Non-existent host/domain
> My first thought would be to make sure your named server was still
> running, but you probably notice that pretty quick, right??

If it weren't running, how could it have returned the "Non-existend 
host/domain" error?  He would have gotten a timeout instead.

Barry Margolin, barmar at alum.mit.edu
Arlington, MA
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