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Old 05-16-2002, 12:35 AM   #1
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i am trying to setup a dns server. i have succesfully completed the initial steps. but when i use the nslookup command to lookup a domain it gives the following error

**server cannot find <domainname>.: NXDOMAIN

what is the problem, and how do i rectify it?
Old 05-16-2002, 03:11 AM   #2
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Please post which version of bind you're using and show either your named.boot or named.conf. Thanks. -mk
Old 05-16-2002, 04:26 AM   #3
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Thanks for the reply mike, i fixed the problem, there was some problem with my hosts.* files,


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