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    Last edited by JDMils; 20th June 2011, 04:08.
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    Re: DNS names don't seem to be working

    Have you got PTR records configured and are the ones you need actually registered?
    Tom Jones
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      Re: DNS names don't seem to be working

      Originally posted by Ossian View Post
      Have you got PTR records configured and are the ones you need actually registered?
      You're on the money. In order to ping an ip address and get the host name returned you need a reverse lookup zone and it needs to be populated with PTR records for the hosts in your forward lookup zone.

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        Re: DNS names don't seem to be working

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          Re: DNS names don't seem to be working

          Glad you got it fixed
          Tom Jones
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