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Setting up Reverse DNS - SERVFAIL error

I am using Ubuntu Server and installed BIND9 so I could set up a DNS server. I am tying to configure Reverse DNS. Here is my /etc/bind/named.conf.local file: zone "grupolar.com" in{ type master; ...
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server can't find XXX.in-addr.arpa: NXDOMAIN

I am facing problem while configuring BIND DNS sowing server can't find XXX.in-addr.arpa: NXDOMAIN while reverse dns check! everything works on forward DNS lookup but reverse DNS lookup fails. Here ...
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BACKGROUND I have a long running DNS (bind9) server running on Ubuntu that works most of the time (from Ubuntu, Win8 or OSX): $ nslookup gitserver Server: 127.0.1.1 Address: ...
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Resolve hostname without FQDN

I'm trying to configure Bind for internal LAN usage only (Linux server, Windows clients) and I would like to resolve workstation both by fqdn and shortname. For example, without DNS server, supposing ...
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Bind reverse lookup failing

I have set up my bind server but am unable to perform reverse look up the nslookup. The config file looks like this. acl "internal" {192.168.5.0/24;}; view "internal" { match-clients ...
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Named on AIX (5.3) - DIG won't find hosts without FQDN?

Ok I'm a newb to AIX and Named, so hopfully I'm just missing something easy. :) The goal is to just have smooth DNS lookups in this goofy Windows workgroup/AIX DNS setup (it will change eventually, ...
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I'm having some issues doing a reverse zone lookup on my nameserver

I've been trying to setup my Zones files in Bind9 and I'm having some issues with the reverse zone lookup. My nameserver is running a Query Refused when I attempt to perform a lookup on the IP. ...
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DYNDNS.org Custom DNS returning odd results with Windows' NSLOOKUP

I wrote some time back about running my own DNS server temporarily in order to help facilitate the move of a domain name between two registrars with no down-time. I have since purchased the CustomDNS ...
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SOA and Primary NS record (DNS)

The brunt of the question is this -- What is the relationship between the primary nameserver specified in the SOA record and the nameservers specified in the NS records. How are these things linked? ...