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    So my first install I'm pretty sure is horked (I still have it on a VM just in case)
    So I decided to reinstall since I believe I messed up the DNS during install. But here is the error I am getting now:

    DNS ERROR resolving mail.dijital.us
    It is suggested that the hostname be resolveable via DNS
    Re-Enter hostname [Yes]
    Please enter the logical hostname for this host [mail.dijital.us]
    No results returned for A lookup of mail.dijital.us
    Checked nameservers:
    172.16.1.240
    24.220.0.10
    24.220.0.11

    DNS ERROR resolving mail.dijital.us
    It is suggested that the hostname be resolveable via DNS
    Re-Enter hostname [Yes]
    Here is my /etc/hosts file:
    127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain localhost
    172.16.1.240 mail.dijital.us mail

    # The following lines are desirable for IPv6 capable hosts
    ::1 ip6-localhost ip6-loopback
    fe00::0 ip6-localnet
    ff00::0 ip6-mcastprefix
    ff02::1 ip6-allnodes
    ff02::2 ip6-allrouters
    ff02::3 ip6-allhosts
    Here is my /etc/bind/zones/mail.dijital.us.db:
    ; mail.dijital.us
    $TTL 604800
    @ IN SOA ns.mail.dijital.us. root.mail.dijital.us. (
    2007061201
    28800
    3600
    604800
    38400
    );
    @ IN NS ns
    IN MX 10 mail
    IN A 172.16.1.240
    email IN A 172.16.1.240
    mail IN A 172.16.1.240
    ns IN A 172.16.1.240
    root IN A 172.16.1.240
    /etc/resolv.conf:
    search mail.dijital.us
    nameserver 172.16.1.240
    nameserver 24.220.0.10
    nameserver 24.220.0.11
    /etc/bind/named.conf.local:
    zone "mail.dijital.us" {
    type master;
    file "/etc/bind/zones/mail.dijital.us.db";
    };
    /etc/bind/named.conf.options:
    options {
    directory "/var/cache/bind";

    // If there is a firewall between you and nameservers you want
    // to talk to, you might need to uncomment the query-source
    // directive below. Previous versions of BIND always asked
    // questions using port 53, but BIND 8.1 and later use an unprivileged
    // port by default.

    // query-source address * port 53;

    // If your ISP provided one or more IP addresses for stable
    // nameservers, you probably want to use them as forwarders.
    // Uncomment the following block, and insert the addresses replacing
    // the all-0's placeholder.

    forwarders {
    24.220.0.10;
    24.220.0.11;
    // };

    auth-nxdomain no; # conform to RFC1035

    // By default, name servers should only perform recursive domain
    // lookups for their direct clients. If recursion is left open
    // to the entire Internet, your name server could be used to
    // perform distributed denial of service attacks against other
    // innocent computers. For more information on DDoS recursion:
    // CVE-2006-0987 (under review)

    allow-recursion { localnets; };

    // If you have DNS clients on other subnets outside of your
    // server's "localnets", you can explicitly add their networks
    // without opening up your server to the Internet at large:
    // allow-recursion { localnets; 192.168.0.0/24; };

    // If your name server is only listening on 127.0.0.1, consider:
    // allow-recursion { 127.0.0.1; };

    };

    Dig:
    ; <<>> DiG 9.3.2 <<>> dijital.us
    ;; global options: printcmd
    ;; Got answer:
    ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 33092
    ;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 0

    ;; QUESTION SECTION:
    ;dijital.us. IN A

    ;; ANSWER SECTION:
    dijital.us. 38400 IN A 208.107.59.182

    ;; Query time: 536 msec
    ;; SERVER: 24.220.0.10#53(24.220.0.10)
    ;; WHEN: Tue Jun 12 21:19:23 2007
    ;; MSG SIZE rcvd: 44
    If there any other logs/files you need to see please let me know, would be glad to post them. Thanks for any who can help. Also should know that this machine is in vmware as well, once I have it fully functioning in vmware will switch to physical server. Another thought do we need a CNAME record in there?
    Last edited by Dijital; 06-12-2007 at 09:18 PM.

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    Read this tutorial, it should point you in the right direction.
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    Quote Originally Posted by phoenix View Post
    Read this tutorial, it should point you in the right direction.
    I have been using that but am still stuck on the DNS error part, suggestions?

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    Is DNS Started?
    It looks like dig is not looking at your local DNS server.

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    Shouldn't bind start on system start?

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    Well, that would depend on your settings.
    If this is a redhat system:
    service bind status

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