Re: Ping domain name vs nslookup IP
- From: "N. Bazan" <nikbazan@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 4 Oct 2009 01:46:46 -0700 (PDT)
On Sep 23, 3:31 am, SL Da <sb5...@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
1. When I ping 'bayregatta.com' I see 184.108.40.206
2. When I try 'nslookup 220.127.116.11', I get 'non-existent domain'.
I am a bit confused. Can someone explain ?
When you ping bayregatta.com your get an A record back. A record
When you do nslookup 18.104.22.168 you perform something like reverse
lookup for domain 22.214.171.124. There are no such domain and there
are no ptr record for this ip.
PTR records looks like this 209-160-33-87.your-isp.com and commonly
maintained by isp`s.
You do not need any ptr records for the website. But you have
mail.bayregatta.com at same ip without ptr records. You must have one
ptr for your mail server, otherwise your mail server ip can be
Try to use some swiches such as nslookup -type=ptr(ns,soa,mx)
126.96.36.199. You can also find your full DNS report at
http://www.magic-net.nl/dns-lookup.php or check your PTR direct
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