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Old 08-11-2011
Named - DNS Server - within Firewall

I spent hours trying to create a system where the name server returns a value of locally, but 209.137.nnn.nnn for requests outside of the firewall.
If I run "nslookup" from a machine inside the firewall, the 192.168 number is returned, but if I do "nslookup" then only a not found error is returned. Should "nslookup" also return the 192.168 number.
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Old 08-11-2011
can you post some more details on the setup? what DNS server are you using, maybe post the relevant DNS config files.

Also what firewall? is it just iptables?
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Old 08-11-2011
Is defined as a CNAME or A record?
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Old 08-11-2011
The OS is SUSE 11.2, and the DNS is bind. I used Yast to configure it.
It may take some time to post the files. I had to put the production machine back into service for the day shift, and I don't want to change the ip address of this machine in order to put it back on the network.

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Originally Posted by pludi
Is defined as a CNAME or A record?
That might have solved it (it wasn't defined at all), but I won't know until tonight.
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