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Old 09-24-2003, 05:00 PM   #1
figmentium
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Registered: Mar 2002
Location: Alberta, Canada
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how to fix a DNS oops?


Hiya,

I was making changes to my zone file and I accidently put the wrong ip in...

looks something like this...

$TTL 86400
@ IN SOA ns1.figmentium.com. root.localhost. (
2003092501 ; serial
28800 ; refresh
7200 ; retry
604800 ; expire
86400 ; ttl
)

@ IN NS ns1.figmentium.com.
@ IN MX 10 smtp.gateclan.com.
@ IN MX 10 pop.gateclan.com.

www IN A 205.206.242.234
pop IN A 205.206.242.234
smtp IN A 205.206.242.234
forum IN A 205.206.242.234
members IN A 205.206.242.234
jimmeh IN A 205.206.242.234
ixion IN A 205.206.242.234
webmail IN A 205.206.242.234
cs IN A 205.206.242.234
chat IN A 205.206.242.234
uploads IN A 205.206.242.234
markyboy IN A 205.206.242.234
stats IN A 205.206.242.234
war3 IN A 205.206.242.234
colosseum IN A 205.205.242.234
@ IN A 205.206.242.234

I am using RedHat 7.3 and I'm not even entirely sure I have this zone setup right... I made the error on "colosseum" and put the wrong IP in. I went ahead and restarted the /etc/init.d/named and went on my merry way and then discovered, oops it doesn't ping... I tried correcting the error, and changed the serial, restarted named... hmmm? it still pings to the wrong ip that i goofed on... i changed the serial again, nothing...

i'm assuming the time to live is still alive... how do i kill it? or do i have to wait? lol .. i'm just curious if this is fixable.

please feel free to correct my zone file if i set it up wrong lol... i only have the one machine doing my DNS (and web crap)... and can i use the ip in my other machines such as a winxp box network configuration in the DNS area?

thanks! ;D

- figgy
 
  


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