Hello,
Make sure your bind is listening on the LAN interface and not only on the
loopback. if it does then you might want to allow recursion.

You can check the port status by using nmap -sU -p 53

Also use dig for better DNS debugging

Good luck

Wael

On Sun, Aug 24, 2008 at 1:20 PM, iman wrote:

> Dear Admins
> I installed bind9.5.1b1 on solaris 9 without any acl,,in named.conf or
> setting firewall rules in solaris,,internal the server everything is
> ok,named work properly and answered to all asked queries,,but out of
> server ,for example from my lan,,the queries failed?
> nslookup detect the server but didnt return answer!
> here are my named.conf:
> options {
> pid-file "/opt/namesurfer/run/named.pid";
> directory "/opt/namesurfer/named/namedb";
> dump-file "/opt/namesurfer/named/namedb/named.dump";
> recursive-clients 65536;
> statistics-file "/opt/namesurfer/named/namedb/statistics";
> tcp-clients 32768;
> };
> controls {
> inet 127.0.0.1 port 953 allow { 127.0.0.1; } ;
> };
> zone "0.0.127.in-addr.arpa" in {
> type master;
> file "localhost.rev";
> };
> zone "." in {
> type hint;
> file "root.cache";
> };
> ...
> why this happened? when i returned to my old bind v 9.3.5 with this
> same named.conf,the problem is solved!
> do i add any acl to my config? why this happened for this version of
> bind?
> i didnt make any special options in bind9.5.1b1 compiling,just compile
> normally.
> Regards
> Habibi
>
>



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