How to Stop the "unexpected RCODE (SERVFAIL)" Messages?

imacat imacat at
Mon Feb 6 14:15:45 UTC 2006

On Mon, 06 Feb 2006 10:36:22 +1100
Mark Andrews <Mark_Andrews at> wrote:
> > On Sun, 5 Feb 2006 18:02:51 +0100
> > Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer at> wrote:
> > > On Mon, Feb 06, 2006 at 12:13:30AM +0800,
> > >  imacat <imacat at> wrote 
> 	A lame server is a server that has had a zone delegated to
> 	it but is not serving the zone.  It can also be a server
> 	that is serving the zone but the zone has a error which
> 	hasn't been fixed by the operator of the nameserver.
    Thank you for correcting my information.  I hate that, too.

> 	It is logged so you have a idea why your (your clients) lookups
> 	are failing.  If you don't want to know why your lookups are
> 	failing you are perfectly free to turn the logging off.

    In fact, the only people that will check why lookups are failing is
me and my boss, and we both know how to do that with dig or host.  And
I'm turning "lame-server" off completely now.

> 	As for filling up the log partition, log rotation usually deals
> 	with that.

    Log rotation will only deal with disk fill-up, but not disk
scratching.  And we are not using log rotate for security reason. 
Anyway, thank you.

Best regards,
imacat ^_*' <imacat at>
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