Questions on how to setup Reverse DNS in bind 9
Matus UHLAR - fantomas
uhlar at fantomas.sk
Wed Jul 20 08:14:15 UTC 2016
On 19.07.16 19:28, Spork Schivago wrote:
>I got the A records set back up again. Here's the important stuff I think.
>Does it look right?
yes, although you may safely skip the localhost, and you may skip ".jetbbs.com."
or replace simply "jetbbs.com." by "@"
(if cpannel supports that - it should)
>jetbbs.com. 86400 IN NS ns1.jetbbs.com.
@ 86400 IN NS ns1
>For the reverse DNS pointer records, I think when I contact GoDaddy, I'm
>going to ask if they can setup a PTR record so 126.96.36.199 points to
>franklin.jetbbs.com and 188.8.131.52 points to franklin.jetbbs.com as
>well. I think that'll help with mail filtering and stuff.
that will help your mail in getting delivered in the first place ;-)
>On Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 5:45 PM, Spork Schivago <sporkschivago at gmail.com>
>> I had removed the A record after it didn't work. I was speaking in past
>> tense there. One of the DNS checking tools I was using went nuts
>> complaining about something not being right so I undid my changes. I'll
>> recreate it.
I'd like to see which tool and what complaints were they.
some tools are good, some insist on useless things and some miss important
>> The idea behind having two IP addresses and setting up the DNS servers was
>> because I wanted to eventually setup some redundancy and play around with
>> running a server out of my house. I'll create the second A record for
>> jetbbs.com again but when we get into the new house, I'll change it so
>> the IP address for the second A record points to my server at the house.
>> That way, if one server goes down, people can still connect. It'd be a
>> great opportunity to learn this stuff a bit more I think.
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