Robert Moskowitz wrote:

> Barry Margolin wrote:
>
> > > I know this is the Bind9 list, but...

> >No it isn't, this is the BIND list.

> I see that it is from your end. For me it is: bind9-users@isc.org
>
> But what is in a name?


The two lists were merged into one recently.


> >dig version.bind txt chaos @

>
> I must just not get it:
>
> ; <<>> DiG 8.3 <<>> version.bind chaos@65.84.78.210


Typo: dig version.bind. chaos txt @65.84.78.210

;; ANSWER SECTION:
VERSION.BIND. 0 CH TXT "8.2.5-REL"


> >If you post your named.conf and zone files we may be able to tell you
> >what you did wrong.

>
> Well here we go. I should point out that my ISP has not delegated the
> reverse for me, so I am also faking out the /24 reverse zone that would
> have the CNAME records for my /26 (I ASSuMEd I did not have the $GENERATE
> command, so I did it the hard way. This will be two LONG zone files)
>
> ================================================== ===================
> named.conf extract:
>
> zone "78.84.65.in-addr.arpa" in {
> type master;
> file "db.78.84.65.txt";
> };
>
> zone "192-255.78.84.65.in-addr.arpa" in {
> type master;
> file "db.192-255.78.84.65.txt";
> };
>
> ================================================== ======
> file "db.78.84.65.txt:
>
> ;
> ; File: db.78.84.65 file
> ;
> @ IN SOA homebase.htt-consult.com. hostmaster.htt-consult.com. (
> 2004101402 ; serial number
> 43200 ; refresh every 12 hours
> 7200 ; retry after 2 hours
> 1209600 ; expire after 2 weeks
> 172800) ; default ttl is 2 days
> ;
> IN NS homebase.htt-consult.com.
>
> homebase.htt-consult.com. IN A 65.84.78.210


That A record should not be there, it's out-of-zone.


> 192 IN CNAME 192.192-256.78.84.65.in-addr.arpa.
> 193 IN CNAME 193.192-256.78.84.65.in-addr.arpa.


etc

> 192-256.78.84.65.in-addr.arpa. IN NS homebase.htt-consult.com.


Shouldn't all of those be .192-255. not .192-256. ?


> file "db.192-255.78.84.65.txt:
>
> ;
> ; File: db.192-255.78.84.65 file
> ;
> @ IN SOA homebase.htt-consult.com. hostmaster.htt-consult.com. (
> 2004101402 ; serial number
> 43200 ; refresh every 12 hours
> 7200 ; retry after 2 hours
> 1209600 ; expire after 2 weeks
> 172800) ; default ttl is 2 days
> ;
> IN NS homebase.htt-consult.com.
>
> homebase.htt-consult.com. IN A 65.84.78.210


Again, that A record shouldn't be in this zone file.

--
Ronan Flood
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Network Services, University of London Computer Centre
(which means: don't bother ULCC if I've said something you don't like)