Bind 9.1.0 rc7

Kevin Darcy kcd at
Thu Mar 29 22:41:43 UTC 2001

Roy Arends wrote:

> 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.

Isn't it rather bogus for BIND 9 to "convert" a NODATA into NXDOMAIN?

- Kevin

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