nslookup not working for some domains on my server. It's weird from my desktop these domain names work with nslookup but from my server they don't. This is causing me all kinds of problems.
Anyone else ever run into this problem?
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dig +trace domain.com
From your (linux) command prompt on both machines. This will show where each machine is getting the data as it queries the root servers, and each delegated sub-server until it finds (or doesn't find) these domains.
It could be anything from an incorrect SOA to a DNS server blocking your requests for that domain.
You can occasionally run afoul of search lists. To eliminate that as a potential issue, terminate your lookup with a "."; i.e.,
Additionally, double check that you're using the same nameservers on each box using
ipconfig /all on a windows box or
cat /etc/resolv.conf on a linux box.