Understanding cause of DNS format error (FORMERR)
gabriele.pgi at gmail.com
Tue Jun 26 12:55:44 UTC 2012
> There's some kind of delegation bug as well. If I query
> dns1[0-3].one.microsoft.com for SOA and NS for
> partners.extranet.microsoft.com you get sensible answers though the
> origin host is different for each server queried and those origins are
> privately addressed.
Which kind of misconfiguration could lead to SOA records for hosts on
the internet to be privately addressed?
Misconfigured split horizon server?
> The authority for zero-answer responses such as
> vlasext.partners.extranet.microsoft.com/IN/AAAA is the SOA for
What do you mean with "authority for zero-answer responses"?
What is the normal authority response I should get when querying for
I'm trying a few third level domains (e.g. fabric.readthedocs.org) and
I most of the time get as authority section the SOA for the second
level domain (readthedocs.org).
> It's all rather horrible.
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