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Bug 6760 - dns fails for internal addresses
dns fails for internal addresses
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: bind (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Cristian Gafton
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Reported: 1999-11-05 10:16 EST by tallen
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-04 12:32:23 EST
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resolv.conf (2.16 KB, text/plain)
1999-11-16 12:06 EST, Bill Nottingham
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Description tallen 1999-11-05 10:16:51 EST
The DNS boxes are running RHL 5.? and forward to the
firewall which proxies an external DNS server.

can I revert to an older bind?

a fully qualified name will work (eg piper.armfinancial.com
works while piper does not).

external names (which must be fully qualified) work okay.
(eg www.yahoo.com works)
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-11-05 10:50:59 EST
What's the search domain set to on the clients where this is
failing?
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 1999-11-16 12:06:59 EST
Created attachment 4 [details]
resolv.conf
Comment 3 Cristian Gafton 2000-02-04 12:32:59 EST
for external hosts bind is doing a forward request. bind does not resolve out of
the /etc/hosts. I think this is a misconfiguration on the bind server. I suggest
you dump the named database and take a look at it (ndc help)

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