Strange results with dig, this one is wacky!
barmar at genuity.net
Mon Feb 18 16:04:40 UTC 2002
In article <a4kil6$kk2 at pub3.rc.vix.com>,
Kevin Darcy <kcd at daimlerchrysler.com> wrote:
>I don't understand what you mean "not going to the main nameservers". The
>name resolves fine when you point dig at the "main nameservers", right? It
>returns SERVFAIL when you point it at your local nameserver, right? The
>problem is your local nameserver. As I said, look in the logs to see what is
>wrong. Or, check your firewall/NAT configuration (presumably you're using a
>firewall and/or NAT since 192.168.1.2 is a private address) and/or routing
>configuration to verify that your nameserver can communicate with Internet
A caching server returns SERVFAIL if it times out trying to query the
This could be due to a firewall problem, as you say.
Barry Margolin, barmar at genuity.net
Genuity, Woburn, MA
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