Bind 9.2.4 refuses to give TXT records

John Coutts administrator at
Wed Jan 26 14:29:16 UTC 2005

In article <ct5ojv$2ufn$1 at>, wash at says...
>Ladies & Gentlemen,
>I have a domain., running under bind-9.2.4 and I have
>specified some TXT records for the purpose of SPF. However, all
>queries seem to work well (tell me if they don't) EXCEPT the TXT
>dig txt
> nothing! I have looked at my configuration as well:
>named-checkzone /etc/namedb/
>zone loaded serial 2005012502
>When I reload this zone, or even reload bind, I see no errors at all.
>I am now lost as to why the TXT records are not returned and would
>appreciate any assistance in fixing this.
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It's a little slow, but your server returns TXT records just fine. The only 
problem is that you are only supposed to show a single v=spf1 record. The 
second one will be ignored.

J.A. Coutts

DNS request timed out.
    timeout was 2 seconds.    text =

        "v=spf1 mx ip4: ip4: ip4: ip4: 
"    text =

        "v=spf1 mx 
a:longonot.wananch ~all"    nameserver =    nameserver =    nameserver =        internet address =        internet address =   internet address =

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