I've got an assignment from school to setup a DNS server with 2 name servers in ubuntu server using IPv6, but I'm not very good at it. When I use the dig command, It doesn't show an answer section.

Does anyone got an idea why this is the case and how I can solve it?

dig @ mickey.acme.exa


Here you can see some config files:

In /etc/bind/named.conf.options I left the forwarders {; }; in comment. I don't know if I really need this or not.




zone "acme.exa" {
    type master;
    file "/etc/bind/db.acme.exa";

In the future, please copy & paste the textual information that is relevant to the question instead of taking a screenshot and hosting it on some external site. In addition to making your question not self-contained, you make your question less searchable and less accessible to people with visual disabilities.

That being said, everything looks normal here:

  • From your second screenshot, it seems you have given mickey.acme.exa just a AAAA record and nothing else.
  • From your first screenshot, you have asked for the A record corresponding to mickey.acme.exa. It replied to you with NOERROR (because the name exists) but zero answers (because there is no A record as requested).
  • oh excuse me for that. And what else do I have to give mickey.acme.exa then? I don't know much about this. You said I asked for the A record, how can I ask for the AAAA record instead? Thank you for your help. – Lewis May 28 '13 at 8:13
  • Oow I just put AAAA at the end of my digcommand to get the answer section – Lewis May 28 '13 at 18:25

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