Stephen Gran on 27 Apr 2006 15:51:39 -0000

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Re: [PLUG] Reverse DNS problem

On Thu, Apr 27, 2006 at 11:27:20AM -0400, Jon Nelson said:
> Hi all,
> I am sure I am doing something stupid, but I just can't figure it out.
> Reverse DNS doesn't work for any of my IP's using boxes that are not in
> the same class C.  I have reverse DNS from within the class C though.  For
> instance, my DNS server is and if I use to make
> the query it works.  Using does not. My first thought was
> firewall, but that was not it.

I assume that that machine is only serving DNS to the local class C.  It
certainly is not answering requests from here.  Does bind have access
controls in place?  Is it set up to serve the zone to arbitrary hosts?
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