How do I check DNS settings are right and all on os x server

Posted on 2009-04-19
Last Modified: 2013-11-12
I have been having some kerberos errors with my Xserve as when i try to access the directory from a client it gives me an error about finding the KDC.  is there some way i can check to make sure all is ok?
Question by:huntson
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    Accepted Solution

    Many Kerberos issues do indeed occur as a result of faulty/missing DNS entries for the server(s) in question.

    The command you should run to check your DNS lookup(s) for your server (on the server itself)


    {code}sudo changeip -checkhostname{code}

    that runs a verification routine, doesn't change anything.

    It should come back with some info ending in "there is nothing to change"

    Please share the full result/output of that command.

    As well you should run

    {code}sudo scutil --get HostName{code}
    and verify that returns a correct result.

    Author Closing Comment

    Sorry it took so long.


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