sortlist problem

Cricket Liu cricket at
Fri Nov 26 16:25:53 UTC 1999

> Recently I notice that the 'sortlist' only work for query type A which
> is the common query method by local client in intranet usage, however,
> for internet usage, other DNS server usually use the type ANY query to
> query other DNS server.  So, is there any configuration/setup which can
> make the sortlist to respond to query type ANY ?  If not, I don't
> understand why the 'sortlist' have to be implemented in such a way as to
> only for query type A. which is only proper for interanet usage, not
> internet.

Other DNS servers don't usually send queries of type ANY.
They send queries of the type they're asked to look up.


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