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# 1  
DNS client added to DNS server but not working

Hi,
We have built a new server (RHEL VM)and added that IP/hostname into dns zone configs file on DNS server (Solaris 10). Reloaded the configuration using
Quote:
rndc reload
and added nameserver into resolv.conf on client. But when I am trying nslookup, its not getting resolved. The nameserver is not able to resolve the hostname to IP or viceversa... Getting message as "** server can't find xyz: REFUSED"


The port is open too.

any help is appreciated...
# 2  
Maybe you need to allow query access, like
Code:
cat /etc/named.conf
...
options {
...
        allow-recursion { any; };
        allow-query  { any; };
        allow-query-cache { any; };
...
};
...

# 3  
But I am able to resolve successfully on other dns clients... This is new one I need to get into DNS..
# 4  
Can you share the content of /etc/resolv.conf and the output of a test nslookup so we can see.



Thanks, in advance,
Robin
# 5  
Code:
[root@xyzname ~]# cat /etc/resolv.conf
# Generated by NetworkManager
nameserver 127.0.0.1
nameserver  a.b.c.d
nameserver 4.2.2.2

[root@xyznamel ~]# nslookup xyzname  a.b.c.d
Server:          a.b.c.d
Address:        a.b.c.d#53

** server can't find xyzname: REFUSED


Last edited by DukeNuke2; 05-18-2018 at 12:05 PM..
# 6  
any clue guys ?
# 7  
Having no clue of Solaris, when seeing some clients resolve successfully and some not, I'd meticulously compare the working and non-working clients' configurations: network setup, OS and resolver versions, config files' contents, what have you.

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