Why "dig foo" fails but "dig +trace foo" succeeds?
Norman P. B. Joseph
joseph at ctc.com
Wed Nov 17 21:32:24 UTC 2004
Since this host is running RHEL supported with their up2date service I
was hoping to keep to their stock RPMs, and 9.2.4rc6 is what they
provide. I'll notify them of the issue and look into building a custom
package with the 9.3.0 sources. Thanks for your cogent and quick
> Next you want to eliminate a broken/misconfigured firewall
> from the problem space. You should be able to get a answer
> to both of these queries. If you don't you need to fix your
> firewall to handle EDNS queries.
> dig +bufsiz=4096 www.powweb.com @a.root-servers.net
> dig www.powweb.com @a.root-servers.net
Both queries failed, so we've opened up a call to the firewall vendor as well.
Norman Joseph, System Engineer joseph at ctc.com IC|XC
Concurrent Technologies Corporation 814/269.2633 --+--
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