How to Setup a Name Servers visible on Internet?

Eivind Olsen eivind at
Tue Jun 21 17:15:57 UTC 2011

Metropolitan College <Eric Kom> wrote:

> I was confusing perhaps!
> so there's is not way to check the reverse?

Sure there is. But the reverse zone is called, and
it's using a file of the same name:


> Please can you try to ping ns[1-2] from your
> side to see if the DNS responding?

I can't look up that name. It looks like it might not be properly
delegated to your nameservers... When I check towards
for example, I'm told that is handled by and - according to those two
servers, the hostnames ns1 or don't exist:

Eivind-mac:~ eivind$ dig any

; <<>> DiG 9.6.0-APPLE-P2 <<>> any
;; global options: +cmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NXDOMAIN, id: 64015
;; flags: qr aa rd; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 0, AUTHORITY: 1, ADDITIONAL: 0
;; WARNING: recursion requested but not available


;; AUTHORITY SECTION: 86400	IN	SOA 2010112701 86400 7200 3600000 86400

;; Query time: 139 msec
;; WHEN: Tue Jun 21 19:15:21 2011
;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 107

Eivind-mac:~ eivind$

Eivind Olsen

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