Getting an error on a very simple DNS configuration

Reindl Harald h.reindl at
Wed Apr 8 21:56:06 UTC 2015

Am 08.04.2015 um 23:52 schrieb Samad Agha:
> Ok, I corrected that and was able to restart named w/o any errors:
> [root at new-dns1 etc]# service named restart
> Stopping named:                                            [  OK  ]
> Starting named:                                            [  OK  ]
> [root at new-dns1 etc]#
> Now, I should have a working DNS server, right? Now when I go to another
> machine and query this newly set up DNS server I get the following
> error. Why?
> [mchavoshi at oraapps01 ~]$ nslookup <>
> ;; connection timed out; trying next origin
> ;; connection timed out; no servers could be reached
> [mchavoshi at oraapps01 ~]$

looks like you did not open port 53 on the servers firewall

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