PTR record handling in a subnetted network

David Gamache dag at
Wed Mar 7 12:40:13 UTC 2001

I am running Bind 4.9.5 downloaded from with my mail server
software.  I keep seeing these messages in the event log:

Malformed response from [].53 (answer to wrong question)

What does it mean, and what should I do about them?

Thank you,

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