no servers found

Charles Swiger cswiger at
Tue Aug 19 20:54:57 UTC 2014


On Aug 19, 2014, at 1:47 PM, "Adamiec, Lawrence" <ladamiec at> wrote:
> I am running BIND 9.6-ESV-R5-P1 on a Solaris 10 server.  I can run queries without specifying a name server on my Solaris servers successfully.  When I try to run a query on a Solaris 10 virtual server, I get "connection timed out; no servers could be reached" error.
> If I add the name servers from our main campus (or to the virtual server's resolv.conf file, then dig will use the other name server and skip my name server to resolve the query which is successful.

It's fairly normal for virtualization stuff to forbid network access from a VM to the host, via some combination of network interface configuration and NAT/firewall rules.

If you're using VirtualBox, look into "bridged adaptor", ie:


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