Configuring DNS

Geoffrey Leach geoff at
Fri Dec 30 00:24:53 UTC 2005

On 12.29 12:26, David L. Gehrt wrote:
> > I wish to add a secondary DNS server. Adding the IP address to the  
> > section in system-config-network appears to work, but after saving
> the
> > config and rebooting, the newly-added IP address has vanished.
> >
> > So, what am I doing wrong?
> <snip>
> Check the zone file.  If the  address isn't there then the procedure
> you
> used didn't work, also make sure the process you used updated the
> serial
> number in the zone file.  When I ran DNS servers I used a Perl script
> to
> update the  serial number and most  of the zone  file updates,
> including
> adding authoritative  DNS servers, was accomplished  via manual
> editing.
> I  have never  used the  RedHat  whiz bang  scripts so  on your
> precise
> question I can be no help.

Such as  /usr/share/zoneinfo/US/Pacific? Looks like that's a binary  
file, so no luck there.

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