denied update from [an IP I don't know] for "my domain"

sanjay indianlinuxuser at
Thu Feb 21 04:27:56 UTC 2002

It must be coming from Win 2K machine(stupid MS). It is a bug actually in
win 2k.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Régis" <regis at>
Newsgroups: comp.protocols.dns.bind
To: <comp-protocols-dns-bind at>
Sent: Thursday, February 21, 2002 2:01 AM
Subject: denied update from [an IP I don't know] for "my domain"

> Hello,
> I looked in the archive and found the same error message but in a
> context, so I hope someone could help me. Please excuse me for my
> english, it is not
> my native language.
> Here is the message number (it is the real one, I didn't change anything)
> Feb 20 20:40:46 mensmagna named[14052]: denied update from
> [].3971 for "" IN
> Here is my config :
> Linux Debian woody
> named 8.3.0-REL-NOESW Thu Jan 17 11:40:46 MST 2002
> it runs chrooted
> I have a lot of domains but, and
> may be relevant because they share the same IP (
> my nameserver is master, the slave is the one of a friend, I looked at
> config file without seeing anything
> I don't know if it is a good idea to publish their name and IP here but
> you can
> have them using the whois on any of the above domain name if you want them
> My problem and what I've done :
> I receive this error message very often and everytime from the same IP.
> An host command on this IP shows :
> Name:
> I think it is interessant to see that the domain is quite
> similar to
> or that have the same IP than
> I looked at my config files but I saw nothing special, I looked at the
> config files
> of the secondary dns (which is a slave of mine), I looked on google and
> But I didn't find anything
> I wrote to the admin (found the address using whois) but I had no response
> (about 2 weeks now).
> My questions :
> Which side does the error come from ?
> Is it an error that I must correct ?
> Is it something the admin made incorrectly ?
> Is is something important or not ?
> What should I do ?
> Thank you for any hint or any link to a document or relevant mail archive.
> Regis.

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