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Date:      Wed, 02 Jul 1997 21:37:55 -0700
From:      Steve Caine <shc@cfg.com>
To:        Jason McKay <jasonm@homer.webace.com.au>
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.ORG, kmckay@odyssey.apana.org.au
Subject:   Re: Invalid Hostname
Message-ID:  <3.0.1.16.19970702213755.0c5fa808@mail.cfg.com>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.BSF.3.96.970703111756.183A-100000@homer.webace.com.au >

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> [...]
> But when I do a traceroute, it reports:
> 
> traceroute to homer.webace.com.au (203.25.160.155)
> 
> 1. homer.argo.net.au (203.25.160.155) 2.66ms 
> Can anyone suggest something I may have forgotten??
> [...]

You may have overlooked an entry in your reverse name service.  I did:

  dig -x 203.25.160.155

and got the rsults below.  You appear to have two entries for
203.25.160.155:

; <<>> DiG 2.1 <<>> -x 
;; res options: init recurs defnam dnsrch
;; got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 6
;; flags: qr rd ra; Ques: 1, Ans: 2, Auth: 2, Addit: 3
;; QUESTIONS:
;;	155.160.25.203.in-addr.arpa, type = ANY, class = IN

;; ANSWERS:
155.160.25.203.in-addr.arpa.	86296	PTR	homer.argo.net.au.
155.160.25.203.in-addr.arpa.	86296	PTR	homer.webace.com.au.

;; AUTHORITY RECORDS:
160.25.203.in-addr.arpa.	86296	NS	ns1.telstra.net.
160.25.203.in-addr.arpa.	86296	NS	legend.argo.net.au.

;; ADDITIONAL RECORDS:
ns1.telstra.net.	61689	A	203.50.0.24
ns1.telstra.net.	61689	A	139.130.4.5
legend.argo.net.au.	86296	A	203.25.160.100

;; Total query time: 1 msec
;; FROM: cajon.cfg.com to SERVER: default -- 127.0.0.1
;; WHEN: Wed Jul  2 21:32:57 1997
;; MSG SIZE  sent: 45  rcvd: 228

Steve.
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Steve Caine  :: shc@cfg.com  :: http://www.cfg.com/
Caine, Farber & Gordon, Inc. :: Pasadena, CA, USA





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