Nslookup not working for external domain

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at fantomas.sk
Thu Nov 18 10:16:01 UTC 2010

On 17.11.10 11:10, Moore, Mark A. wrote:
> Subject: Nslookup not working for external domain

oh, nslookup is not working? Sure it is working, your problem is not in

> We are running into a issue where one of our slave servers isn't resolving
> non-local domain names.

the term "slave" only applies for domains server is fetchying from its
master. There's no "slave" for non-local domains.

> For the two domains hosted on this server, we can resolve any entry.
> However, if we try to do an nslookup to cnn, google, yahoo, etc. it fails.
> We have turned off iptables and verified internet connectivity. Below is
> the error we get. What other areas should we be looking at to
> troubleshoot?
> Thx in advance for any help given.
> nslookup www.cnn.com
> ;; Got SERVFAIL reply from, trying next server

This server apparently does not provide recursion for you.
look at its logs ot put it away from resolv.conf.

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