External queries fail on BIND 8.3.1

Six Wayz sixwayz at hotmail.com
Sun Jun 16 21:11:19 UTC 2002

"Kevin Darcy" <kcd at daimlerchrysler.com> wrote in message
news:aedv28$kgg$1 at isrv4.isc.org...
>Try pointing "dig" directly at the forwarders and see if you get a
>that way. If the query times out, then it's probably a firewall issue...

Thanks for the reply, Kevin.
I've taken your suggestion and posted the results here.  Unfortunately, the 
outcome suggests that it is not a firewall issue.  I am allowing queries out 
on port 53 and keeping the state.  Here's the outcome:

[root at router]# dig @ISP's nameserver#1 isc.org

; <<>> DiG 8.3 <<>> @ISP's nameserver#1 isc.org
; (1 server found)
;; res options: init recurs defnam dnsrch
;; got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 6
;; flags: qr aa rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 5, ADDITIONAL: 2
;;      isc.org, type = A, class = IN

isc.org.                1H IN A

isc.org.                1H IN NS        ns1.gnac.com.
isc.org.                1H IN NS        gns1.nominum.com.
isc.org.                1H IN NS        gns2.nominum.com.
isc.org.                1H IN NS        ns-ext.vix.com.
isc.org.                1H IN NS        ns-int.vix.com.

ns-ext.vix.com.         1H IN A
ns-int.vix.com.         1H IN A

;; Total query time: 160 msec
;; FROM: router.mydomain.org to SERVER: ISP's nameserver#1
;; WHEN: Fri Jun 14 23:31:33 2002
;; MSG SIZE  sent: 25  rcvd: 191

Any other suggestions?


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