HOSTS file configuration

Hans Fugal hans at fugal.net
Tue Sep 13 07:49:23 MDT 2005


On Tue, 13 Sep 2005 at 03:01 -0600, Steve wrote:
> Hello all.
> Something seems to be amiss in my hosts file for a new name server and 
> website I'm working on, and I can't quite figure it out.

What are the symptoms?

> I'm hoping maybe someone here can help.  Again this is one of those 
> times, I'm absolutely sure it's something simple and stupid.
> 
> This file was created with webmin, and just doesn't seem right.
> It is of course my /var/bind/biocoin.com.hosts file
> 
> biocoin.com.    IN    SOA    ns1.biocoin.com. smorrey.gmail.com. (
>            1126368330
>            10800
>            3600
>            604800
>            38400 )
> biocoin.com.    IN    SOA    ns2.biocoin.com. smorrey.gmail.com. (
>            1126368330
>            10800
>            3600
>            604800
>            38400 )

Hmm, two SOA records doesn't seem right.

> biocoin.com.            IN    A    69.60.117.0
> www.biocoin.com.    IN    CNAME    biocoin.com.
> ns1.biocoin.com.    IN    A    69.60.117.0
> ns2.biocoin.com.    IN    A    69.60.117.0
> biocoin.com.            IN    NS    ns1.biocoin.com.
> biocoin.com.         IN    NS    ns2.biocoin.com.
> mail.biocoin.com.       IN      MX    1 biocoin.com.

This is a jumble and completely out of "traditional" order, but it looks
ok nonetheless.

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