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DNS config problem


NetWare 6.5.6 server running DNS server.

I'm using the DNS server as a local DNS service for our LAN.
There is one primary zone called gruintra.net and all computers on the
LAN belongs to that zone.
I use forwarders to be able to browse the Internet.

_Now_I've_got_this_problem:_
All computers on my LAN need to get the address to the host
trio.kristinehamn.se.
If I simply put a new A record in the zone gruintra.net with the name
trio.kristinehamn.se the result will be that
when I ping the address trio.kristinehamn.se the answer looks like
this:
Replay from trio.kristinehamn.se.gruintra.net

How do I add a record for trio.kristinehamn.se without the gruintra.net
trail ?

The domain kristinehamn.se exists on the Internet and is not managed by
me.
The actual address for the host trio.kristinehamn.se is 192.168.172.2
and is reached by using a private connection and not over the Internet.


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lgnihlman
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Anonymous_User Absent Member.
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Re: DNS config problem

The DNS solution to this is as follows...

Create a new primary zone called kristinehamn.se, make your server
authoritative for the zone, then add an A record to that zone for the
host 'trio' with its private IP address.

But that will prevent all hosts on your LAN from resolving public host
names in the kristinehamn.se zone. The other solution is to put an
entry for trio.kristinehamn.se into every machine's hosts file on your
LAN. This could be done using a batch file called from a login script,
or perhaps using Zenworks.

bd
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