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Old 10-20-2003, 03:36 AM   #1
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dns client cannot resolve on dns server


good day to everyone; i have a problem in resolving dns client. first i setup a dns server, install the bind rpm configure the /etc/named.conf , /var/named/zone and /var /named/reversezone. i also configure the /etc/resolve.conf in the client side.
when i perform a dig command on the dns server, i received a correct output and i can also perform ping using computer hostname.
my problem is when i try to perform a ping command in the client side using hostname. i received an error "host unknown", the same error when i also perform a dig command.
but when i ping using ip address, i received a responce.

does any body encounter this kind of problem. please help

Old 10-20-2003, 04:18 AM   #2
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well in ur named .conf file add this line-
assuming network add

options {
directory "/var/named" ;
query-source address * port 53;
allow-query { ; ; }; // u can add other addresses also
Old 03-11-2016, 07:35 PM   #3
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I have the same problem. but still I could not find the answer. my named.conf look like as below

options {
directory "/var/named" ;
query-source address * port 53;
allow-query { any; }
Old 03-12-2016, 03:30 PM   #4
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I solved the problem. You should open the udp 53 port on lptable.


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