Bind 9.1.0 rc7

Roy Arends Roy.Arends at
Thu Mar 29 23:28:44 UTC 2001

On Thu, 29 Mar 2001, George Crook wrote:

> Although bind 9 seems to return the same SOA information, the rcode =
> NXDOMAIN, rather than NOERROR ?

What happens is that the actual authoritative server
([a-m] are giving a "NODATA" response. Name is valid,
though no data for it (there probably exist a It
answers with a NOERROR + empty answer section. This is, following the
examples you give us, cached on a version 8 machine exactly how it gets it
and on the version 9 machine as a NXDOMAIN.

More on "NODATA" type in rfc2308.


Roy Arends

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