Ahh......apologies for the duplicate posts. Just wasn't sure if being in the wrong area was the reason for no reply. Thank you very much for taking the time to help.
Here is the results of your inquiries:
#service named status
number of zones: 15
debug level: 0
xfers running: 0
xfers deferred: 0
soa queries in progress: 0
query logging is OFF
recursive clients: 0/0/1000
tcp clients: 0/100
server is up and running
named (pid 21198) is running...
Then a dig:
#dig @localhost coleayres.com
; <<>> DiG 9.5.1-P1 <<>> @localhost coleayres.com
; (1 server found)
;; global options: printcmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: SERVFAIL, id: 555
;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 0, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 0
;; QUESTION SECTION:
;coleayres.com. IN A
;; Query time: 104 msec
;; SERVER: 127.0.0.1#53(127.0.0.1)
;; WHEN: Wed Mar 18 15:12:58 2009
;; MSG SIZE rcvd: 31
So with that, can we can say Bind is the issue? My registrar has both the DNS servers I was given applied to the account. A whois provides the following:
Registered through: GoDaddy.com, Inc. (http://www.godaddy.com
Domain Name: COLEAYRES.COM
Created on: 27-Feb-09
Expires on: 27-Feb-10
Last Updated on: 06-Mar-09
Domain servers in listed order:
Thoughts? What confuses me is if I go directly to the static ip, I get my page. Argh!
There is an option with go Daddy to add a host which could allow me to point the nameserver ip towards ns1.coxmail.com........could this be the cause of the problem? I spoke to a customer rep, and he said I've done what I need to do.
Let me know what you think.