Resolving issue on specific domain

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at
Fri Jul 15 08:58:27 UTC 2016

On 12.07.16 17:13, Daniel Dawalibi wrote:
>We are facing a weird issue while resolving a specific domain name from our
>authoritative DNS server running on BIND 9.10.4-P1
>Server has only one public IP address.
>If you try to resolve the domain using either dig or nslookup you will not
>get any result whereas if you specify @localhost you will get the answer

>#dig @localhost soa domainname

>#dig soa domainname

as you can see, in the latter example it's not the localhost ( but that gives you answer. That means, does not know
the "domainname"

you must add localhost to resolv.conf as first nameserver to get answers
from it by default.

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