In article ,
"Bill Moritz" wrote:

> I am having intermittent delegation issues. I have a split zone dns
> configuration running Bind 9.2.4 on Solaris 8.
>
> The zone file for domain.com contains ns records for sub.domain.com.
> The authoritative server for sub.domain.com is on the same subnet as my
> dns server.
>
> The problem is with Bind not following the ns records to query the
> authoritative internal dns server and then forwarding the request to
> the external dns servers for resolution. The answers that people are
> getting is the correct answer for the external dns. This subdomain
> handles mail in my company and is causing major issues.
>
> I tried sniffing the ethernet to see if there was any issue on the
> network but when this problem happens bind is not even querying the
> authoritative server. All I see is it asking the external servers.
>
> I am using named -u named as my startup command. Bind 9.3 core dumps
> on my systems.
>
> Any ideas would be appreciated.


Do you have glue records for the subdomain servers?

Can you post the named.conf and zone files -- and please don't do this
"domain.com" crap, give us the real files.

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Barry Margolin, barmar@alum.mit.edu
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