Odd problem with DNS and IP change.
derek at computinginnovations.com
Sun Mar 1 01:08:11 PST 2009
At 09:40 AM 2/28/2009, Andrei Brezan wrote:
> I have a strange problem and I don't know what to relate it to.
> My ISP
>changed my IP from (eg) 10.1.1.1 to 188.8.131.52. I have changed my zone
>files to reflect that change.
>"dig -t mx domain.com" results in mail.domain.com 3600 IN A 184.108.40.206
>(the new ip). However when i try:
>"ping mail.domain.com" it tries to get to 10.1.1.1 the old ip and gets
>time to live exceeded fro an ip along the route. When i try to ping
>domain.com it gets all ok as it pings the new ip. I've also tried dig
>@(forwarders in named.conf) and they to got the correct mx dns entry for
> In rc.conf i have hostname="mail.domain.com" (eg), i haven't changed
>it, i'm thinking it's something related to hostid or hostuid but i don't
>know where to search for this topic.
> If anyone has a clue what to try or where to look upon this behavior
>please shed some light.
Check /etc/hosts which is used before DNS.
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