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OS X Leopard :: How To Configure DNS Resolution


I use the Mac Pro as DNS server for our local network and i have a strange problem. Everythings is properly configured and working fine with 99% of DNS query but failed with 1%, and i have no explanation !

A correct DNS resolution give correct result, and as i have said this is the case for 99%.

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Mac Pro (Early 2008)
Mac OS X (10.5.8)


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