named listening on LAN

jbarnet jackbarnett at
Wed Jul 11 00:51:09 UTC 2007

this is what I got:

listen-on {;;

Try that, restart and see if it works locally (from the server).

Also the logs spit anything out?

Other thing is firewall, I think simple blocks it by default? So you 
might want to try that.

Zbigniew Szalbot wrote:
> Hello,
> I am slowly trying various features of FBSD and I have just enabled named
> to be my local caching DNS server.  It works fine but I have one question.
> I would like it to be a caching DNS server for my LAN. 
> So following the Handbook I tried setting a proper LAN IP address of the
> named machine:
> listen-on {; };
> However, when I restart named, it does not want to work (no DNS then). The
> handbook suggests that when I want a caching server only, I should not
> touch zones.
> Any hint what I need to do to make it work for my LAN?
> Thank you in advance!
> Zbigniew Szalbot
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