tips on debugging DNS
kimimeister at gmail.com
Sat Dec 15 20:38:14 UTC 2007
On 15/12/2007, Gregory Hicks <ghicks at cadence.com> wrote:
> > Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2007 20:18:24 +0000
> > From: "Kimi Ostro" <kimimeister at gmail.com>
> > To: bind-users at isc.org
> > Subject: tips on debugging DNS
> > Hi bind-users@,
> > Does any one know of any tips/tools to aid in debugging DNS?
> > My problem is that internal name resolution works fine. Anything
> > beyond is not working at all.
> > my two internal name servers' forward any none local queries to a
> > caching resolver only name server. nothing in the logs seems to
> > suggest anything, tcdump turns up nothing although both dig & host get
> > a REFUSED.
> > first thought was the firewall but I disabled that and still the
> > problem persists, I can ping the outside world with ip addresses but
> > not domain/host names/
> > I've attached my configs.
> Well, your configs did not make it. Perhaps inline? Are the configs
> the named.conf for BIND?
I forgot the mailing list isn't keen on attachments :( -- see other reply
> (Nice hardware BTW)
does it job well, considering all the other stuff it does :)
> > I'm running BIND 9.4.1 under a jail on FreeBSD RELENG_7
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> > FreeBSD 7.0-CURRENT #0: Sat Sep 15 20:08:34 BST 2007
> > root at base.karomuta.org:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/NARMER
> > ACPI APIC Table: <COMPAQ BROOKDG >
> > Timecounter "i8254" frequency 1193185 Hz quality 0
> > CPU: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 1400MHz (1395.10-MHz 686-class CPU)
> > Origin = "GenuineIntel" Id = 0xf0a Stepping = 10
> > real memory = 1602224128 (1528 MB)
> > avail memory = 1560711168 (1488 MB)
> > thank you for your patience
> > --
> > Kimi
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