Re: BIND

Dale Botkin (dale@botkin.org)
Wed, 21 Apr 1999 11:51:05 -0500 (CDT)


On Wed, 21 Apr 1999, intalt wrote:

> An nslookup to both the new ip and the new hostname work from
> our network, and a nslookup to the new name from outside our network
> works fine, but an nslookup to the new ip from outside returns non-existent
> host/domain. What else do I have to change to get the outside to be able to
> do gethostbyaddress correctly? I've looked in the O'Reilly "DNS and BIND"
> book but the only thing it mentions for this problem is that the PTR isn't
> set up
> right, but it is setup just like the rest of the hosts, all of which work
> fine. Anyone
> have any ideas?

I assume the network in question is SWIPed to you? If your nameserver is
not the one the world is looking to for reverse lookups, that would
explain it.

Dale

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