Response code 15 from BIND8?

Dave Clark bind-users at
Thu Nov 10 15:20:25 UTC 2005

My tool logged an interesting occurance for me.  This server reports
response code 15, which should be reserved:

The server's version reports BIND8:

In dig from BIND 9.3.0 I got RESERVED15 in the status field.  The following
command will show you:

What meaning does response code 15 have to BIND8?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Brad Knowles" <brad at>
To: "Tavis Gustafson" <tavis at>
Cc: "bind-users" <bind-users at>
Sent: Wednesday, November 09, 2005 8:33 PM
Subject: Re: bind vs powerdns

> At 4:08 PM -0800 2005-11-09, Tavis Gustafson wrote:
> >  Anyone have experience running powerdns with a TON of domains?
> You should ask these questions on the PowerDNS mailing lists.
> For one thing, I believe that all the e164 domains are being managed
> via PowerDNS, and I know there are a lot of others.
> -- 
> Brad Knowles, <brad at>
> "Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little
> temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."
>      -- Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), reply of the Pennsylvania
>      Assembly to the Governor, November 11, 1755
>    SAGE member since 1995.  See <> for more info.

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