Riccardo Panizzolo wrote:
> All pc in the LAN are configured through a DHCP server, so the address of
> the DNS server and the search list are the same for all machine.
>

Don't assume that. Do an ipconfig /all on the failing clients and verify
that their DNS settings are identical to the clients that are working.
> Is it possible that a loopback interace create any problem?
>

Loopback interface? I don't understand the relevance.


- Kevin

> On Tue, Jul 8, 2008 at 11:08, Mark Andrews via RT
> wrote:
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>>> Hi, I've installed and configured bind9 on a linux ubuntu 6.06.2 machine
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>> and
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>>> everything goes well: bind9 register all the pc in the local LAN (win xp
>>> home 32bit, win xp pro 32bit, win xp pro 64bit, linux ubuntu 6.06.1,
>>>

>> OpenBSD
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>>> and so on).
>>> Now the problem:
>>> if I try to ping a linux (or an OpenBSD) machine from win xp 64 bit (I
>>>

>> write
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>>> in a DOS box 'ping machinename') I get the message 'Ping request could
>>>

>> not
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>>> find host machinename. Please check the name and try again'.
>>> If I do the same command on a 32bit windows xp pro (or linux or OpenBSD)
>>> machine everithing goes well.
>>> I had also installed a www service on a linux machine and, from my win xp
>>> pro 64 bit pc, I tried to type 'http://nomemacchina' but nothing
>>>

>> happens,
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>>> except the error 'unable to find...
>>> I tried the same command on a win xp pro 32 bit machine and everithing
>>>

>> goes
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>>> well.
>>>
>>>
>>> Riccardo Panizzolo
>>>

>> This really is not appropriate for bind9-bugs.
>>
>> I suggest that you look at the DNS settings on the machine in
>> question. In particular pay attention to the address of the
>> DNS server and the search list.
>>
>> If you still have problems you can post to bind-users@isc.org.
>> To subscribe see .
>>
>> Mark
>> --
>> Mark Andrews, ISC
>> 1 Seymour St., Dundas Valley, NSW 2117, Australia
>> PHONE: +61 2 9871 4742 INTERNET: Mark_Andrews@isc.org
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