External Resolution

Jeremy C. Reed Jeremy_Reed at isc.org
Wed Dec 24 23:46:27 UTC 2008

On Wed, 24 Dec 2008, Linux Addict wrote:

> Folks, I have BIND 9 running. For some reason, the external resolution is
> not working. I can telnet to root servers on port 53. Recursion is on. What
> are the other requiremnts for the server to reesolve the external records.
> Please help!!

Tell us more. Show us more.

Is your named bound to the IP (at port 53) as expected? Use netstat -an, 
sockstat, lsof, fstat to see.

How are you testing? Show us your dig output from same system running 
named. Also from remote system if you are testing from a client.

Make sure allow-query, allow-query-cache, allow-recursion are set as 

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