Re: DNS Question

2009-10-28 Thread DAve
Chuck Swiger wrote: On Oct 23, 2009, at 10:31 AM, Matthew Seaman wrote: You aren't supposed to use CNAMES for anything found in other RR's; in particular, you should always use an A record with the hostnames used for nameservers (ie, have an NS record), because you are supposed to be using

Re: FW: DNS Question

2009-10-26 Thread krad
: dave.l...@pixelhammer.com To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Subject: DNS Question Good morning. I have been asked by my co-workers and sales why I always create a A record for new domains we host instead of a CNAME. The issue I run into lately with some domains

Re: FW: DNS Question

2009-10-26 Thread DAve
krad wrote: a few massive assumptions here I feel. 1. all the domains are controlled by said person 2. Are on the same server 3. Fits with the relevent provisioning system, 4. Is probably are using bind You betcha, though all good information. 1. Nope, the CNAME is not controlled by me. 2.

Re: FW: DNS Question

2009-10-25 Thread Arthur Chance
Sean Cavanaugh wrote: The other interesting side would be reverse DNS lookups. Only one record would be returned, and most likely would be the original A record. A nice example of this is doing a basic ping -a ww.yahoo.com which you get back that it is resolving www-real.wa1.b.yahoo.com. As

DNS Question

2009-10-23 Thread DAve
Good morning. I have been asked by my co-workers and sales why I always create a A record for new domains we host instead of a CNAME. The issue I run into lately with some domains is that a client has a website with a industry host such as frank.relator.com and he wants to have DNS point

Re: DNS Question

2009-10-23 Thread Matthew Seaman
DAve wrote: Good morning. I have been asked by my co-workers and sales why I always create a A record for new domains we host instead of a CNAME. The issue I run into lately with some domains is that a client has a website with a industry host such as frank.relator.com and he wants to have

FW: DNS Question

2009-10-23 Thread Sean Cavanaugh
Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2009 08:30:08 -0400 From: dave.l...@pixelhammer.com To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Subject: DNS Question Good morning. I have been asked by my co-workers and sales why I always create a A record for new domains we host instead of a CNAME. The issue I run

Re: FW: DNS Question

2009-10-23 Thread krad
2009/10/23 Sean Cavanaugh millenia2...@hotmail.com Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2009 08:30:08 -0400 From: dave.l...@pixelhammer.com To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Subject: DNS Question Good morning. I have been asked by my co-workers and sales why I always create a A record for new

Re: DNS Question

2009-10-23 Thread DAve
Sean Cavanaugh wrote: Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2009 08:30:08 -0400 From: dave.l...@pixelhammer.com To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Subject: DNS Question Good morning. I have been asked by my co-workers and sales why I always create a A record for new domains we host instead

Re: FW: DNS Question

2009-10-23 Thread Len Conrad
@freebsd.org Subject: DNS Question Good morning. I have been asked by my co-workers and sales why I always create a A record for new domains we host instead of a CNAME. The issue I run into lately with some domains is that a client has a website with a industry host such as frank.relator.com

Re: DNS Question

2009-10-23 Thread Len Conrad
All true, and I did not do a very good job of explaining it. My issue was that we have requests to use a CNAME for the domain record. Such as this. example.com CNAME otherdomain.com www.example.com CNAME otherdomain.com I was taught this was not good form worse, it's illegal. , but

FW: DNS Question

2009-10-23 Thread Sean Cavanaugh
Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2009 17:17:48 +0200 From: lcon...@go2france.com To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Subject: Re: DNS Question All true, and I did not do a very good job of explaining it. My issue was that we have requests to use a CNAME for the domain record

RE: DNS Question

2009-10-23 Thread Len Conrad
All true, and I did not do a very good job of explaining it. My issue was that we have requests to use a CNAME for the domain record. Such as this. example.com CNAME otherdomain.com www.example.com CNAME otherdomain.com I was taught this was not good form worse, it's illegal. how

Re: DNS Question

2009-10-23 Thread Chuck Swiger
Hi-- On Oct 23, 2009, at 9:18 AM, Sean Cavanaugh wrote: worse, it's illegal. how is this illegal? if you are residing your domain on a hosting service, this makes sense to me. Granted its bad form and should have an A record to the host for the main domain record, but if i had control

RE: DNS Question

2009-10-23 Thread Sean Cavanaugh
how is this illegal? CNAME rule: a node with a CNAME cannot contain any other records. for the node domain.tld: domain.tld. soa ... domain.tld. ns ... domain.tld. cname otherdomain.tld. this node has a CNAME and other data, so it's illegal, no matter what you want to do, or

Re: DNS Question

2009-10-23 Thread Matthew Seaman
Chuck Swiger wrote: Hi-- On Oct 23, 2009, at 9:18 AM, Sean Cavanaugh wrote: worse, it's illegal. how is this illegal? if you are residing your domain on a hosting service, this makes sense to me. Granted its bad form and should have an A record to the host for the main domain record, but

Re: DNS Question

2009-10-23 Thread Chuck Swiger
On Oct 23, 2009, at 10:31 AM, Matthew Seaman wrote: You aren't supposed to use CNAMES for anything found in other RR's; in particular, you should always use an A record with the hostnames used for nameservers (ie, have an NS record), because you are supposed to be using the canonical name

Re: DNS Question

2009-10-23 Thread xSAPPYx
Also, MX needs to resolve to an A, not a CNAME.. If you are using mail on all these domains, use A records On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 10:19 AM, Sean Cavanaugh millenia2...@hotmail.com wrote: how is this illegal? CNAME rule: a node with a CNAME cannot contain any other records. for the node

Re: DNS Question

2009-10-23 Thread RW
On Fri, 23 Oct 2009 10:33:07 -0700 xSAPPYx xsap...@gmail.com wrote: Also, MX needs to resolve to an A, not a CNAME.. If you are using mail on all these domains, use A records You can use the domains for mail provided that that they share MX servers, if example.com has a CNAME pointing to

DNS Question

2008-03-05 Thread 国徽
Hello, I am building the DNS Server,But I can't find the script /etc/namedb/make-localhost used in the document, So I can't go on now? Please tell me how to find the script,Thank you very much! Best Regards! Freebsd Lover:Erik ___

Re: DNS Question

2008-03-05 Thread Matthew Seaman
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: RIPEMD160 国徽 wrote: Hello, I am building the DNS Server,But I can't find the script /etc/namedb/make-localhost used in the document, So I can't go on now? Please tell me how to find the script,Thank you very much! Unfortunately the documentation

Re: DNS Question

2008-03-05 Thread David Alanis
Hi Erik: I don't recall the how-to explaining the usage of this script. I too, just recently setup a DNS server for a couple domains. My recommendation is to familiarize yourself with the Administrators Reference Manual (ARM) on BIND's website: http://www.isc.org/index.pl?/sw/bind/arm93/

Re: dynamic dns question

2007-06-26 Thread Norbert Papke
On June 25, 2007, gahn wrote: hi all: could anyone here recommend a software package for dynamic dns? thanks I've used http://www.no-ip.com/ for a few years with good success. There is a free version if you're not picky about your domain name. There is a client in the ports (dns/noip).

dynamic dns question

2007-06-25 Thread gahn
hi all: could anyone here recommend a software package for dynamic dns? thanks Take the Internet to Go: Yahoo!Go puts the Internet in your pocket: mail, news, photos more.

Re: dynamic dns question

2007-06-25 Thread Manolis Kiagias
gahn wrote: hi all: could anyone here recommend a software package for dynamic dns? thanks /usr/ports/dns/ddclient I am using it with no problems on all my Linux/BSD machines. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

dns question

2005-01-20 Thread Jeff MacDonald
Not really a freebsdquestion specifically. My company uses ns.foo.com and ns1.foo.com for primay/secondary dns, about 200 domains rely on these. We want a new physical machine , in a different location, with a different IP to be our secondary dns. lets call it www.jerky.com ip =

Re: dns question

2005-01-20 Thread Dick Davies
* Jeff MacDonald [EMAIL PROTECTED] [0157 12:57]: Not really a freebsdquestion specifically. My company uses ns.foo.com and ns1.foo.com for primay/secondary dns, about 200 domains rely on these. We want a new physical machine , in a different location, with a different IP to be our

Re: dns question

2005-01-20 Thread Jeff MacDonald
I think it depends upon the registrar. Of the 200 domains, they are probably registered across 2 or 3 registrars. Some ask for just the host name, while others ask for both hostname and IP. Jeff. On Thu, 20 Jan 2005 13:14:01 +, Dick Davies [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: * Jeff MacDonald [EMAIL

NAT/DNS question/recommendation?

2005-01-19 Thread Tom Huppi
I have a FreeBSD 5.3 workstation connected to the net via user-ppp with a dynamic IP. I have user-ppp doing both NAT and simple firewall. I have a headless server box, also 5.3, set up as a NAT client. I run it only when I need the horsepower since it's loud and sucks power. My problem is that

Re: NAT/DNS question/recommendation?

2005-01-19 Thread Erik Norgaard
Tom Huppi wrote: I have a FreeBSD 5.3 workstation connected to the net via user-ppp with a dynamic IP. I have user-ppp doing both NAT and simple firewall. I have a headless server box, also 5.3, set up as a NAT client. I run it only when I need the horsepower since it's loud and sucks power. My

Re: NAT/DNS question/recommendation?

2005-01-19 Thread Tom Huppi
On Wed, 19 Jan 2005, Erik Norgaard wrote: Tom Huppi wrote: I have a FreeBSD 5.3 workstation connected to the net via user-ppp with a dynamic IP. I have user-ppp doing both NAT and simple firewall. I have a headless server box, also 5.3, set up as a NAT client. I run it only when

Re: NAT/DNS question/recommendation?

2005-01-19 Thread Erik Norgaard
Tom Huppi wrote: I mean one runs NAT, and the other uses it. I've searched various things and have run into subtle refernences which seem related to my problem (like 'gethostbyname' isn't even supposed to consult /etc/hosts), but nothing specific. Yeah, I sort of guessed that, I was thinking that

Re: NAT/DNS question/recommendation?

2005-01-19 Thread Tom Huppi
On Wed, 19 Jan 2005, Erik Norgaard wrote: Tom Huppi wrote: snip So, what do you use for firewall/nat? ipfw/ipf/pf? I think I can help you with ipf, if you use something else then I'm sure someone can help you once they know they have the knowledge you need. user-ppp has it's own firewall

A reverse DNS question

2004-02-05 Thread stan
Can I use dig, or some tool to query an upstream DNS amchine to findout what rnage it is authoratative for in _reverse_ DNS? -- They that would give up essential liberty for temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. -- Benjamin Franklin

Re: A reverse DNS question

2004-02-05 Thread Ceri Davies
On Thu, Feb 05, 2004 at 10:22:19AM -0500, stan wrote: Can I use dig, or some tool to query an upstream DNS amchine to findout what rnage it is authoratative for in _reverse_ DNS? If you can do it for a normal zone, yes. (hint: there's not really any such thing as reverse DNS). Ceri --

dns question

2003-11-23 Thread RYAN vAN GINNEKEN
have dns working perfectly on one system copied the files over to another system made the necessary domain changes but when bind is invoked i cannot ping remote hosts #ping google.ca ping: cannot resolve google.ca: No address associated with name when i do a nslook up i get this it does not

DNS question...

2003-08-19 Thread Xpression
Hi list, I'm getting a problem with my DNS, I'm running 4.7 + named, the config files are teorically well, but when I tried to get access from outside (of the network) to my ftp site, no returns records, when I tried with the real IP, everything's fine, any suggestion...???

Re: DNS question...

2003-08-19 Thread Supote Leelasupphakorn
Hi, Have you try host command ? host your_server_name Maybe DNS takes a couple day for propagation. If this is the case try later in next 2-3 days. Cheers, --- Xpression [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi list, I'm getting a problem with my DNS, I'm running 4.7 + named, the config files are

DNS question...

2003-06-05 Thread Xpression
Hi list: I want to change my DNS server/service, I still using named almost understand it so good, then I want to know is anyone have knowledge of any other DNS server that can be installed to serve DNS requests...thanks... ___ [EMAIL

Re: DNS question...

2003-06-05 Thread Jez Hancock
On Wed, Jun 04, 2003 at 12:29:29PM -0400, Xpression wrote: Hi list: I want to change my DNS server/service, I still using named almost understand it so good, then I want to know is anyone have knowledge of any other DNS server that can be installed to serve DNS requests...thanks...

DNS question

2003-02-01 Thread aSe
I've got a dns running on a freebsd computer at my company. I'm new to the concept of DNS and how it all works. My question is: When a person does a dns lookup to the server and its not already cached, how does It find out the correct name server to use to find the ip? Thanks! To

Re: DNS question

2003-02-01 Thread Bill Moran
[please wrap you lines at 72 characters or so] aSe wrote: When a person does a dns lookup to the server and its not already cached, how does It find out the correct name server to use to find the ip? FreeBSD comes with a list of root DNS servers. These are master servers maintained by many

Re: DNS question

2003-02-01 Thread Len Conrad
When a person does a dns lookup to the server and its not already cached, how does It find out the correct name server to use to find the ip? The DNS navigates the DNS namespace until it finds a positive or negative answer, or the until DNS's that should have the answer fail to respond. Len

RE: DNS question

2003-02-01 Thread aSe
[please wrap you lines at 72 characters or so] aSe wrote: When a person does a dns lookup to the server and its not already cached, how does It find out the correct name server to use to find the ip? FreeBSD comes with a list of root DNS servers. These are master servers maintained by many

RE: DNS question

2003-02-01 Thread Len Conrad
Ahh okay, I understand that. Someone once told me the information is already downloaded in a list, so the server doesn't have to contact root all the time to get ns information. Is this not true anymore? bind9 has the root-servers hints zone in its binary, but will use an external hints zone