bind-9.2.4-2 error

Ronan Flood ronan at
Thu Mar 10 12:35:45 UTC 2005

Sudheer Divakaran <sudheer at> wrote:

>    I have registered a domain and set up the dns 
> entries.  But when I try to resolve 
> <>, dig returns SERVFAIL.  But, if I use the 
> option +trace in dig (dig +trace, it resolves.  What 
> could be wrong?

The delegation from the in. zone is broken       86400   IN      NS       86400   IN      NS       86400   IN      NS       86400   IN      NS

Should have NS names, not addresses.  dig +trace must be spotting
the IP addresses and fixing up -- interesting!

                      Ronan Flood <R.Flood at>
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