Dave O Connor
doc at gmail.com
Fri Apr 1 14:03:25 IST 2005
The SOA record is not the same as an NS record. You need to define an
NS record pointing at your primary nameserver.
For an example fo what an SOA record should look like, try 'dig soa
some.random.domain' on a random zone that works.
On Mar 31, 2005 3:51 PM, David Jamison <david.jamison1 at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> Hi ,
> Im trying to setup DNS using the graphicial redhat-config-bind uti
> 1. Forward Master Zone
> domain name = home.com
> Primary Nameserver (SOA) should read @ but is blank and wont accept @
> so Ive put dell.home.com. which is the FQDN
> Add record into which goes the host name (toshiba) and the ip addr
> (192.168.0.100) This appears under home.com as toshiba -> 192.168.0.100
> 2. Reverse Master Zone
> 1st three octets 192.168.0 again the Primary Nameserver (SOA) is blank
> and wont accept @ so in there I put dell.home.com. this appears as
> .00.168.192.in-addr.arpa with dell.home.com. served by home.com beneath it
> 3. Nameserver panel
> Domain name = home.com Primary Nameserver (SOA) = dell.home.com.
> This configuration will not sae there is an error message Zone
> 'home.com' must list at least one nameserver recod. Use the "add
> record" button to add a name server which when I click on it shows
> Domain name = home.com and served by dell.home.com. which is what I
> would have expected.
> I know there is the issue of the @ being missing and also the trailing
> "." might be an issue in places but I think ive recorded above when and
> when I ve put it in.
> Any suggestions as to what im doing wrong?
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