request too small?

Rainer Ginsberg Rainer.Ginsberg at
Wed Nov 24 10:12:17 UTC 1999

Debie McFerrin (Debie.McFerrin at wrote in
> This particular message, according to
> F5, comes from their 3dns server simulating a zone transfer for data.

The 3dns server only opens the connection to measure Round Trip Time.

> I suggested
> that F5 make a detailed posting to this newsgroup for clarification and
> to keep the admin from from getting a zillion e-mails.

There's a paper on Interpreting Network Traffic by Richart Bejtlich at
In the section entitled A Final Case, he describes the exact network 
traces of F5's 3dns server and Cisco's Distributed Director.


Rainer Ginsberg
Robert Bosch GmbH
Phone: +49-711-811-31263

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