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Old 09-03-2010, 02:27 AM   #1
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Arrow DNS server failure error "wxp.bitproject.com : not found 2 (SERVFAIL)


I have followed all the steps for configuring DNS on a fedora machinine, i have configured Cache and Master (primary)servers on the same machine. I haven't configured Slave. All testing commands are giving expected results but when i type 'host wxp.bitproject.com localhost' instead of giving me an IP address, Am getting the error "wxp.bitproject.com: not found:2 (SERVFAIL)"

What could be the problem?

My NAMED.CONF FOR 'bitproject.com'

//
// named.conf
//
// Provided by Red Hat bind package to configure the ISC BIND named(8) DNS
// server as a caching only nameserver (as a localhost DNS resolver only).
//
// See /usr/share/doc/bind*/sample/ for example named configuration files.
//

options {

listen-on port 53 { 127.0.0.1; };
listen-on-v6 port 53 { ::1; };
directory "/var/named";
dump-file "/var/named/data/cache_dump.db";
statistics-file "/var/named/data/named_stats.txt";
memstatistics-file "/var/named/data/named_mem_stats.txt";
allow-query { localhost; };
recursion yes;

dnssec-enable yes;
dnssec-validation yes;
dnssec-lookaside auto;

/* Path to ISC DLV key */
bindkeys-file "/etc/named.iscdlv.key";
};

logging {
channel default_debug {
file "data/named.run";
severity dynamic;
};
};

zone "." IN {
type hint;
file "named.ca";
};

//zone "bitproject.com" IN {
// type master;
// file "project.com";
// };


//zone "0.168.192.in-addr.arpa" IN {
// type master;
// file "bit.rev";
//};

zone "localhost" IN {
type master;
file "named.localhost";
allow-update { none; };
};

zone "1.0.0.127.in-addr.arpa" IN {
type master;
file "named.loopback";
allow-update { none; };
};

//include "/etc/named.rfc1912.zones";
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Last edited by dezio; 09-03-2010 at 04:26 AM.
 
Old 09-03-2010, 08:40 AM   #2
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You don't show the contents of the bitproject.com zone file so the error may be there.

You also don't mention whether you verified that named is actually running.

Also just because DNS is running doesn't mean you're interrogating it. Have you set nsswitch.conf to do host lookups in DNS (or FILES and DNS)? Have you modified /etc/resolv.conf to have a nameserver entry for localhost (127.0.0.1)?
 
Old 09-05-2010, 03:25 AM   #3
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Please post your thread in only one forum. Posting a single thread in the most relevant forum will make it easier for members to help you and will keep the discussion in one place. This thread is being closed because it is a duplicate.

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