what is from [sic (wrong)] with this picture? -- Answer: It's
Ubuntu, not FreeBSD
kline at thought.org
Thu Sep 30 19:29:02 UTC 2010
On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 05:14:25PM -0400, Jon Radel wrote:
> On 9/29/10 4:24 PM, Gary Kline wrote:
> > Yes! changing the line in main.cf lets things get thru to my
> > server cleanly, thanks for the tip. I still don't understand
> > what's wrong with my DNS files. Hopefully, other folk on-list
> > will see what's messed up.
> Your domain registrar is having your dns delegated to 3 nameservers:
> thought.org. 86400 IN NS ns1.thought.org.
> thought.org. 86400 IN NS ns1.silvertree.org.
> thought.org. 86400 IN NS ns1.twisted4life.com.
> ;; Received 142 bytes from 2001:500:48::1#53(b2.org.afilias-nst.org)
> in 32 ms
> The last of the 3, ns1.twisted4life.com, is of the opinion that your
> domain doesn't exist, given that it has no authoritative data and
> refuses to do recursive lookups for the Internet at large. I would
> suspect that this would result in the coming and going visibility
> that others have reported. Basically, you don't exist a third of
> the time.
> You need to make sure that all the nameservers you list with your
> registrar are actually admitting to your existence and are getting
> up-to-date data. I recall having this conversation with you before.
If we did discuss this, it had nothing to do with the 3rd
nameserver. twisted4life is something i added only a day or two
ago; it was among the first googled.
i haven't checked anything DNS-wise in the past day because of
other things I Am trying to resolve.
> --Jon Radel
> jon at radel.com
Gary Kline kline at thought.org http://www.thought.org Public Service Unix
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