Re: Microsoft DNS under NT4 question...

Gregory W. Bondy ( (no email) )
Sun, 15 Jun 1997 02:27:40 -0500

Well, like so:

^ null

I tried to get BINDNT 4.9.5 but the coffeesite or whatnot didnt' have the
release version on the site, and it appears to be 'unreachable' now.

Thanks for your help.

At 01:35 AM 6/15/97 -0500, you wrote:
>you use a null record???
>you should be using a @ well if you are using short version instead of
>naming everything out in your db files
>try a @ on MS DNS....not sure if it works or not I use Bind for NT
>On Sat, 14 Jun 1997 23:53:44 -0500, Gregory W. Bondy so eloquently wrote:
>> I have a rather simple question that has been driving me nuts. In unix
>>flavors of BIND, to set a machine to an A record reflecting the domain, you
>>use a null (blank) record.
>>Wow, that made no sense... ;) let me try to illustrate:
>>I want a machine, let's call it MACHINE1 to respond to DOMAIN.COM. Not
>>MACHINE1.DOMAIN.COM, but DOMAIN.COM. It's trivial in BIND, but doing so in
>>M$ DNS causes an error in the error log and generally spits up all over
>>itself. How the heck do you do it in M$ DNS?