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Old 07-03-2010, 01:19 AM   #1
n03x3c
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BIND forward zone working reverse not working


Hi,

I am having VPS server. I have domain on NameCheap and I registered my DNS there, configured BIND on my VPS and forward zone is working fine.

I configured reverse zone too but it seems there's already entry of reverse zone (I use OpenDNS) or something like that.

# nslookup x.y.z.w

It resolves to x-y-z-w.static.enta.net and not to my domain.

Where I have w.x.y.x.in-addr.arpa zone completely setup on my server x.y.z.w. Anyone have idea what further step I should take? Contact support or there's something I have to do?
 
Old 07-03-2010, 04:52 AM   #2
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You have registered your domain for forward lookups, so that works properly.
However, you can't register your y.z.w.in-addr.arpa zone, since someone
else owns it. Odds are good that your ISP either owns or manages it. Try
contacting them and ask them to delegate x.y.z.w.in-addr.arpa to your servers.

Or better yet, just ask them to put in a PTR record for your hostname.
 
  


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