Strange iteration issue.

Pete Ehlke pde at
Sun Jun 16 02:51:52 UTC 2002

On Sat, Jun 15, 2002 at 09:27:09PM -0500, Len Conrad wrote:
> >Looking at this for someone on another group and is now a vendetta.
> >Server is a w2k DNS server in "root-hints" mode with no forwarders
> >configured.  I'm not sure if this is a general DNS issue or an
> >implementation issue.  If latter, please forgive the question.
> >
> >He is trying to ping using w2k DNS as recursive server.

> >w2k DNS
> >starts standard iteration as normal
> # dig +trace

[dig output]

> isn't in the delegation records.  w2k seems to be confused.  Use 
> a better DNS.
It's also not in the original poster's question ;)

> what's or have to do with anything?
Nothing. and, on the other hand...

I'm not able to reproduce the OP's problem, though.
does not, for any of my tests, return a referral to itself when asked


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