Dns

Josef Karthauser joe at tao.org.uk
Mon Jan 15 14:12:28 GMT 2001


On Mon, Jan 15, 2001 at 02:08:34PM +0000, Steve Mynott wrote:
> Josef Karthauser <joe at tao.org.uk> writes:
> 
> > ;; ANSWER SECTION:
> > skyforge.net.           1d1m40s IN NS   194.168.163.58.skyforge.net.
> > skyforge.net.           1d1m40s IN NS   194.73.89.1.skyforge.net.
> > skyforge.net.           1d1m40s IN NS   194.168.163.59.skyforge.net.
> > 
> > 
> > That looks a bit wierd!
> > 
> > Your NS entries should be names not IP addresses.  What's happened is
> > that the name server has treated the IP addresses as relative hostnames
> > and appended the zone on the end.  You'll want to look at this.
> 
> You have missed the trailing . off the ip numbers in the zone file

IP numbers don't have trailing dots :).  He's used numbers instead of
names in his NS entries.  (He may also need glue A records if the names
of under his domain.)

Joe




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