bind error

Jeff LaCoursiere jeff at jeff.net
Wed Aug 14 14:51:00 BST 2002


I may be wrong, but I think it is actually complaining about reversing the
address of the name server you have listed in /etc/resolv.conf...

j

On Wed, 14 Aug 2002, Lee Brotherston wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 14, 2002 at 02:24:53PM +0100, Robin Garbutt wrote:
> > 
> > has anyone ever had this error in bind?
> > 
> > portfolio2# nslookup portfolio2.netnorth.co.uk
> > *** Can't find server name for address 195.8.182.175: Non-existent
> > host/domain
> > *** Default servers are not available
> 
> It's not actually bind messing up.  It's nslookup trying to perform a
> reverse lookup on the IP address it's just resolved for the name.
> That particular address has no reverse lookup, hence the error.
> 
> Thanks
> 
>   Lee
> 
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