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ggohdin 8th April 2009 06:51

Messy DNS issue
Hi, thanks to all who helped me previously, now im getting close, but this has got me really confused.

My server is called ""
My domain is ""
my NS1 is ""

This is the output of "dig @localhost"


; <<>> DiG 9.5.1-P1 <<>> @localhost
; (2 servers found)
;; global options:  printcmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 47409
;; flags: qr aa rd; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 2, ADDITIONAL: 2
;; WARNING: recursion requested but not available

;                  IN      A

;; ANSWER SECTION:            86400  IN      A

;; AUTHORITY SECTION:            86400  IN      NS            86400  IN      NS

;; ADDITIONAL SECTION:        86400  IN      A        86400  IN      A

;; Query time: 1 msec
;; WHEN: Wed Apr  8 15:49:10 2009
;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 124

which to me looks correct.

But when I look at my dns setup using this website it shows all the errors of my DNS setup.

Please if someone could help.

falko 9th April 2009 14:49

Did you create A records for and

ggohdin 10th April 2009 00:56

Hi, in ISPconfig3 I have my SOA for then I have my A and NS records for my nameserver in that SOA. Is that correct?

Only other thing I can think of is it might be my registerar.

Thank you for getting back to me.

ggohdin 10th April 2009 01:18

HI, sorry but did you mean A record for my NS with my registerar? because for some reasion when I enter in my NS ( and i enter in my ip address for that NS it wont save on their database, I have emailed them about it, do you think thats the problem?


falko 10th April 2009 14:30

You need A records for and, not for These A records must exist in the zone.

ggohdin 11th April 2009 00:03

Thanks, I have added a zone called and I have added the A records with pointing to my external IP. so I just have to wait for propagation time?


falko 11th April 2009 21:24

There are no authoritative nameservers define for


mh1:~# dig ns

; <<>> DiG 9.3.4 <<>> ns
;; global options:  printcmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NXDOMAIN, id: 57904
;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 0, AUTHORITY: 1, ADDITIONAL: 0

;                  IN      NS

net.                    900    IN      SOA 1239474197 1800 900 604800 900

;; Query time: 149 msec
;; WHEN: Sat Apr 11 20:32:59 2009
;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 102


You must define the nameservers in your registrar's web interface.

ggohdin 15th April 2009 03:51

Hey, thanks for all the help, but I might just give up. I donno why but my server downloaded 25GB in 7 days, and since their is no such thing as UNLIMITED download here, it probabaly isnt a good idea.


till 15th April 2009 12:31

Downloaded what from where?

ggohdin 15th April 2009 13:17

I donno, I it hasn't saved anything to the hdd as far as I can tell from the raid status.

It seems it was either uploading and downloading about 4 - 8 gb a day of requests it seems. Which is not good considering over here I get charged $2 per gig for anything over 25gb.

I did get the website to work in the end, it seems that the control panel for the domain registrar had some issues with their data base and not holding my IP in their A record.


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