The Question is:
I am brand new to VMS. I want to be able to ping a name from this server, have
it go to our Microsoft DNS server to resolve the name, and respond back. I do
not want to maintain host tables on this server, hence moving to DNS. I have
attempted to add t
he IP of our DNS server to the bind resolver, but it still doesn't work. Am I
making this to complicated? Is there a place to add the DNS server addresses?
We have the following: Digital TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS Alpha Version
V4.2 - ECO 2 on a Alph
aServer 1000 4/200 running OpenVMS V6.2
The Answer is :
Your OpenVMS and TCP/IP Services versions are years old, and an upgrade to
more current versions is recommended.
For information on enabling DNS resolution within TCP/IP Services, please
see the available TCP/IP Services Management and Configuration documentation.
(The OpenVMS documentation URL in the FAQ also serves the current TCP/IP
Rather than the TCPIP$CONFIG tool that will be mentioned in the current TCP/IP
documentation, your (pre-V5) version of TCP/IP Services will require use of the
(older) UCX$CONFIG configuration tool for enabling DNS name resolution and for