DNS not resolving from particular ISP

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Server is hosted the collocation mail server in Reliance IDC pls find the detail as below 220.226.206.216 ......... ns1.parle.biz 220.226.206.217 .......... ns2.parle.biz 202.138.101.204 .......... ns3.parle.biz I am using VSNL Link to access server located in reliance IDC & using Reliance DNS Ip address on VSNL link. to reach my server. But when i try to trace my server Ip with IP address it is reachable , But when i use Hostname to Telnet or taceroute is not reachable from VSNL link When I access my server from another ISP link it is reachable. Now that mean the problem is with the VSNL link When i do traceroute with host name it getting drop at my firewall befor my server hosted in Reliance IDC. Kindly find the detail below One of their servers is not resolving its own domain name as marked in red color below: -------------------------------------- > server 220.226.206.217 Default Server: ns2.parle.biz Address: 220.226.206.217 > parle.biz Server: ns2.parle.biz Address: 220.226.206.217 Name: parle.biz Addresses: 202.138.101.204, 220.226.206.217, 220.226.206.216 -------------------------------------- > server 220.226.206.216 Default Server: ns1.parle.biz Address: 220.226.206.216 > parle.biz Server: ns1.parle.biz Address: 220.226.206.216 Name: parle.biz Addresses: 202.138.101.204, 220.226.206.217, 220.226.206.216 -------------------------------------- > server 202.138.101.204 Default Server: ns3.parle.biz Address: 202.138.101.204 > parle.biz Server: ns3.parle.biz Address: 202.138.101.204 *** ns3.parle.biz can't find parle.biz: No response from server -------------------------------------- While tracing it was found that we were able to reach up to 220.226.206.214 at Reliance IDC as below: #traceroute 220.226.206.216 traceroute to 220.226.206.216 (220.226.206.216), 30 hops max, 40 byte packets 1)BMFW.vsnl.net (202.54.1.40) 0.360 ms 0.280 ms 0.195 ms 2)vsb-lan.152.static.vsnl.net.in (202.54.1.152)0.454 ms 0.280 ms 0.261 ms 3)hyd-mum-2nd-stm1.Bbone.vsnl.net.in (202.54.2.77) 0.889 ms 0.873 ms 0.967 ms 4)203.197.33.206.static.vsnl.net.in (203.197.33.206) 1.235 ms 1.191 ms 1.038 ms 5)220.227.57.94 (220.227.57.94) 74.643 ms 33.444 ms 59.617 ms 6)220.224.185.173 (220.224.185.173) 2.947 ms 220.224.184.30 (220.224.184.30) 3.159 ms 2.881 ms 7)202.138.117.210 (202.138.117.210) 2.896 ms 3.249 ms 3.039 ms 8)202.138.113.1 (202.138.113.1) 3.093 ms 3.075 ms 2.984 ms 9 * * * 10)ns3.parle.biz (220.226.206.214)3.435 ms 3.368 ms 3.310 ms 11* * * 12 * * * 13 * * * 14 * * * 15 * * * 16 * * * My TTL value is TTL=3600 default There is also a NAT done between by public & private IP to reach the mail server. Kindly let me know that the problem is with TTL or firewall.
ASKED: May 22, 2007  5:55 AM
UPDATED: May 23, 2007  1:50 AM

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You did not mention whether or not you are using the same name server internally as we see externally. I queried the name servers ns1 and ns2.parle.biz, and got:

Name: parle.biz
Addresses:202.138.101.204, 220.226.206.217, 220.226.206.216

This leads me to suspect that you may have an internal name server referencing the same domain, but a different set of data files.

Try doing the lookup/telnet/whatever by hostname terminated by a period – so that it looks like “mail.parle.biz.”

Also, when you open nslookup at the command prompt, check the SOA value for parle.biz internally, and see what it says about it.

Example:
nslookup
> set type=soa
> parle.biz

And let us know what results you get.

Bob

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  • VSNLISP
    Kinldy find the result as below > set type=soa > parle.biz Server: hq-dc-01.vsnl.co.in Address: 172.16.24.39 Non-authoritative answer: parle.biz.co.in primary name server = ns1.sedoparking.com responsible mail addr = hostmaster.sedo.de serial = 2006113001 refresh = 86400 (1 day) retry = 7200 (2 hours) expire = 604800 (7 days) default TTL = 86400 (1 day) ns1.sedoparking.com internet address = 212.227.86.6 Kinldy let me know should i do to resolve the issue
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  • Bobkberg
    Ok - it appears from your reply that that the SOA (Start Of Authority) server that you see from your desktop is an internal name server with a private IP address (172.16.whatever) parle.biz.co.in is NOT the same as parle.biz. What I'd recommend is one of two tactics... 1) make your internal name server a secondary to your external one, and let the zone transfers happen automatically. or 2) Drop the internal zone name parle.biz, and let the resolution come from the external name server where your internal name server uses its forwarder definitions to find the authoritative source. What you appear to have at the moment is a split DNS - which is not a bad thing - as long as it is managed with the understanding that you'll have to manually keep the two sets of zone files in synchronization manually. If that's still not clear, then you may have to contact some local DNS expert directly. This forum does not allow other suggestions. Bob
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