Re: [vserver] DNS resolving problems in vserver

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From: Lyn St George (
Date: Thu Aug 08 2002 - 10:33:15 EDT

On Thu, 8 Aug 2002 13:40:37 +0200, Thomas Weber wrote:

>On Thu, Aug 08, 2002 at 09:55:48AM +0000, Johnny Carlsen wrote:
>> On Wed, 07 Aug 2002 20:02:35 +0000
>> "Lyn St George" <> wrote:
>> > >If you get dns resolvs working, then I think the problem you have
>> > >with delays will be solved as well.
>> >
>> > Well the answer to this is quite bizarre. The only thing different
>> > about the test vserver was that it did not have a domain name.
>> > Adding a domain name to its *conf immediately caused this
>> > vserver to exhibit the same faults as the other ones. Removing
>> > the domain name again let it operate properly. Removing the
>> > domain names from the *conf files for all the other vservers
>> > immediately let them spring into life also.
>> >
>> > I can't believe that this is a real solution - it must be a sympton
>> > of some other problem. Question is, what??
>> This actually solved my problem as well, I guess I have to read more
>> about the S_DOMAINNAME and S_HOSTNAME options. ;)
>First of all, make sure that your DNS has correct entries for the hostnames
>and that the reverse also works.

DNS is fine, in fact there was no change in the DNS configuration
when I moved these domains over to vservers. From a vserver
both nslookup and dig work correctly.

(My mail server went down and I've missed part of this thread, and
Google has not yet indexed this part of the archive ...sorry, but could
people please repost anything that might help)

> Tom

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