Getting an error on a simple DNS configuration

Tony Finch dot at
Wed Jun 3 20:00:58 UTC 2015

Samad Agha <samad.agha2007 at> wrote:
> So, when I query my new DNS server from itself (, it
> resolves the name to an IP, but when I query my new DNS server from another
> Linux box, it fails with the following error message.

> ** server can't find REFUSED

By default, BIND allows queries only from "localnets", i.e. subnets to
which the server is directly connected. For details, see

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