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Hi,
I have configured a dns server on ubuntu 9.04 with bind 9 but I have a probleme to set up the reverse dns I have the following error : ** server can't find 3.207.168.192.in-addr.arpa: SERVFAIL  when using nslookup .  The dns forward is working good. It's a basic setup,  something is  wrong but I cannot figure it out.

I attach my configuration file.

Thx in advance for your help.
db.192.168.10.txt
db.mainbranch.txt
named.conf.txt
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Your config line zone "0.in-addr.arpa" tells named that you can resolve any address. Remove it. Also remove the 127 line and the 255 line.
The complained-of address 192.168.207.3 can not be resolved by any file you have posted.
Network 127/8 should be defined in /etc/hosts and nowhere else.
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HI, I followed your instructions as you can see bellow and I have the same error.
Are there any other files involved in the reverse resolution?
thank .

The ip 192.168.207.3 is my mistake it was from an other test, wrong copy/paste.


root@budo:/etc/bind# /etc/init.d/bind9 restart
 * Stopping domain name service... bind9                                                                                                                         [ OK ]
 * Starting domain name service... bind9                                                                                                                         [ OK ]

root@budo:/etc/bind# nslookup toto
Server:         192.168.10.1
Address:        192.168.10.1#53
Name:  toto.mainbranch
Address: 192.168.10.5

root@budo:/etc/bind# nslookup 192.168.10.5
Server:         192.168.10.1
Address:        192.168.10.1#53
** server can't find 5.10.168.192.in-addr.arpa: SERVFAIL
root@budo:/etc/bind#
named.conf.txt
db.mainbranch.txt
db.192.168.10.txt
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I've attached my corresponding files. They work, so if you modify yours to match, then yours should work too.
named.conf.txt
local.net.txt
ten.lacol.txt
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Thank you the files were very helpfull.
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