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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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    Question bind9 reverse dns zone issue !


    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 apache,ftp server and mail server are working great.

    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 : 69.210.140.250

    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 !!

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    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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    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

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