faq - the named at your first and second

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Week1: FAQ ========== Subject: check your /var/log/messages after restart your named When you change your zone files or /etc/named.conf file, you need to restart your named by /etc/rc.d/init.d/named restart or service named restart and also check the /var/log/messages file by tail -100 /var/log/messages to see if there is any syntax error shown. The named can restart successfully and can alo skip/ignore your syntax error entries. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Subject: Week1: In section D assignment check In Section D of assignment check 8. The slave file of [your_login_name].ntec.ie.cuhk.edu.hk at your second host Some student ask how to check it. This slave file should be specified in your /etc/named.conf file. If you follow the example, the slave file location should be in /var/named/slave/[your_login_name] If you configure your first and second host DNS servers correctly, the slave file will automatically appear there after you start up
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Unformatted text preview: the named at your first and second hosts.------------------------------------------------------------------------Subject: Do we need to map our first and second host IP to their host names? Some students ask if we need to map their first host IP and second host IP back to their host names. In real case, we usually do. However, in this lab setting, your host IP is already mapped to a hostname which is for our esay management. You may host your_host_IP and see what hostname does it map to.-----------------------------------------------------------------------Subject: /var/log/messages always complain syntax error. If you use "pico -w" to edit the file, it may wrap around some long line into next new line. In such case, remove the next new line and restart the named (ie. /etc/rc.d/init.d/named restart or service named restart)...
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