problem with setup of dns on freebsd-5.4

Charles Swiger cswiger at
Mon Jul 18 21:32:19 GMT 2005

On Jul 18, 2005, at 5:20 PM, Antoine Solomon wrote:
> I setup a simple dns server so i can keep all hosts in one place.  The
> only problem that I have is that from other hosts i am unable to
> connect to dns server.  When I do a nmap of the dns server, I don't
> get the port 53.   But when I login to the fbsd system which hosts
> dns, everything works fine.  I am sure I am missing something in
> configurtation.   Could you please help?   Thanks for everything

Edit /var/named/etc/namedb/named.conf, and comment out or remove the  
listen-on line which is blocking non-local name queries....


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