Service DNS and NTP from FC6
dedourek at unb.ca
Thu Feb 22 17:13:12 UTC 2007
Bledsoe, Howard W. CIV (CNRNW) wrote:
> We have a nice, new, clean install of Fedora Core 6 -- and want
> to use it, among other things, as a DNS server and NTP source. I can
> verify from the console and from SSH sessions that the DNS does resolve
> correctly, and the NTP daemon does operate correctly. Both DNS and time
> service do what they're supposed to with respect to the local computer.
> However, I am unable to get the box to 'serve' these services.
> DNS inquiries and NTP inquiries seem to be ignored from both Windoze and
> other (older) Red Hat boxes. I have told the firewall to allow port 53
> and 123 traffic -- and have even disabled the firewall completely (we
> are not connected to the Internet).
> This appears as if the named and ntpd are not listening on their
> designated ports. Any idea on how I can verify that? How can I make
> this server serve?
> TIA, Howard
> Communications Project Manager,*/ Navy Region Northwest/*
Just one other thing. Make sure that you told the firewall to
open UDP (not TCP) port 123 for ntp. Again, I don't run DNS,
but I seem to recall that it wants both TCP and UDP opened for
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