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i have bind installed and registered my domain name servers in my registrar and is pointing to my vps server that running bind9 , the forward zone works great and ...
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- 06-20-2011 #1
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- Jun 2011
bind9 reverse dns zone issue !
i need to make my reverse zone works to pass gmail,yahoo,msn ptr record check !
i used some tutorials on linux forums to make my reverse zone , the only thing that was mysterious is that all tutorials use class c ip addressees and it seems they use their reverse zone only for local purposes !
i have a class a ip assigned and i need reverse dns query for it !
the issue is that when i ssh to vps i can dnslookup my ip address and it returns my domain. but when i dslookup in internet , it says can't find the domain for your ip !
suppose that my ip address is : 126.96.36.199
i have named my zone : 250.140.210.69.in-addr.arpa
i know that this information is insufficient but the forum raise an error when i submit zone files content cause of external urls blah blah !!
- 06-20-2011 #2
If the service provider hasn't delegated those pointer records to your server you are going to have to ask them to update their records for you.
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- 07-06-2011 #3
above if you run your vps at home - thus use an IP from your ISP
if you run your server on a regular hosting company (server farm) then you either ask your host
or in many cases (my host) the host has a customer control panel for your basic stuff such as reverse dns
if your server hosted, login to your customer account and look if there is a config option for you