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Old 09-20-2010, 02:13 PM   #1
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Reverse DNS zone problem with opensuse 11.1

I'm trying to setup a DNS server.
Everything is Ok, but when i am setting the RDNS zone there is a
answer like
system:~ # nslookup

** server can't find NXDOMAIN

The reverse-dns zone builded by yast from the MASTER DNS ZONE, as a MASTER DNS ZONE with

Configured DNS Zones
┌───────────────────────────────────────────────────┐[ Delete ]
│ │Type │[ Edit ]
││Master │
│ │Master │

From the DNS server i get
nsserver:~ # nslookup
Address: name =

Why i can not get the PTR from an another DNS server?

Old 09-20-2010, 04:29 PM   #2
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Reverse dns is a bit tricky for public IP networks. I guess you don't own the whole subnet, so you cannot setup your name server as authoritative for the zone.
From this, it looks like the IP range of your network is
So you need to contact your ISP and tell them to delegate you the chunk for the above subnet.
Then you can read this document to see what you have to do to configure your 48/ zone.
If you run on problems with this, post your 48/ zone file to let us help you better on this.

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Thank YOU!!
For the solution.

I hope that i may help you also at some time...



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