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Old 05-01-2009, 08:54 AM   #1
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Zone forward in solaris dns


I configured one dns server on solaris 9 sparc for some intranet purpose, also i enabled the forwarder option for the public server's query.
Now the problem was,

I have to domains, &

in the two domains was registered in internet also . When i try to resolve the ip the it resolving public ip only. i try to use zone forward option to resolve via intranet ip but no success. ( i configured the zone in my local dns using local ip address )

This is my bind version & configuration file

#in.named -v
in.named BIND 8.3.3 Fri May 11 05:19:47 PDT 2007
Generic Patch-5.9-May 2002
# cat /etc/named.conf
options {

directory "/var/named";
forwarders {;; };


zone "" in {
type master;
file "";

zone "" in {
type forward;
file "";
forwarders { };


Can some one help me to solve the problem

Old 05-01-2009, 04:53 PM   #2
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If you want your intranet clients to resolve the domain's internal ip and all the others the public ip, you have to setup views.
Take a look at this howto, to see how it's done.



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