[CentOS] simple DNS question - reverse nslookup fails.

Mon Mar 24 20:17:00 UTC 2008
Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com>

vincenzo romero wrote:
>>  where 192.168.17.db is the name of the zone file.
>>  A good reference for DNS is
>>     http://www.zytrax.com/books/dns/
> thank you for the reference and response... I have also checked the
> above and reviewed it.... and attempted to follow the configuration
> file samples;  however I noticed in CentOS is that I either:
> - use the Bind Configuration Tool
> or
> - configure DNS manually (byhand, hence the above reference should be followed).
> As I am a newbie, I attempted to configure using the Bind
> Configuration Tool (GUI) that automatically creates my records files;
> The questions I have are:
Use webmin. (webmin.com). I am an old hand at BIND and use webmin 
> 1.  Is there some URL or reference that has a "step-by-step-DNS
> configuration" based upon the Bind configuration Tool (GUI)?  the
> manuals is not a cookbook and could potentially cause newbies to make
> mistakes.  the HOW-TO-FORGE document - does NOT show step-by-step but
> only shows how to INSTALL bind.  ... If anyone is aware of such a
> link, I would appreciate pointers to where.
> 2.  I did not seem to find a place to configure my /etc/resolv.conf -
> do I configure this from the Network Manager?  Again, I feel that I
> should configure all via GUI since it seems that if I configure
> sometimes by editing files or by GUI, then the configuration gets
> messed up.
> thanks in advance,
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