"bad referral" error
James A Griffin
agriffin at cpcug.org
Mon Mar 12 15:06:25 UTC 2001
Check the bind error messages at:
Here is what it says.
bad referral (state.il.us !< SOS.STATE.IL.US)
Indicates that while querying the SOS.STATE.IL.US name servers, your
name server was referred
to the state.il.us name servers.Since a referral should always point to
authoritative for descendant zones, this is an error.The name server
that sent the referral is
probably misconfigured, and not authoritative for the zone delegated to
Diego Balgera wrote:
> do you know what this error mean? It appears in the syslog of my bind 8.1.2.
> Mar 12 11:19:08 mi1odn01 named: bad referral (gprs !< mcc00DE.gprs)
> Note: it is authoritative for the zone "bogus.mcc00DE.gprs" and uses a
> forwarder dns which is authoritative for the zone "gprs".
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