Empty responses to query

Stringham, Steven SStringh at lrlaw.com
Tue Feb 7 20:35:32 UTC 2006

Thanks for the help with this. That was exactly it. I talked to the
right people, and got it changed. I appreciate it.

-----Original Message-----
From: Mark_Andrews at isc.org [mailto:Mark_Andrews at isc.org]
Sent: Thursday, February 02, 2006 4:00 PM
To: Stringham, Steven
Subject: Re: Empty responses to query

> ironwoodobgyn.com

	Gross misconfiguration.

ironwoodobgyn.com.      172800  IN      NS      dns1.dakotacom.net.
ironwoodobgyn.com.      172800  IN      NS      dns2.dakotacom.net.
;; Received 118 bytes from in 740

ironwoodobgyn.com.      14400   IN      A
ironwoodobgyn.com.      14400   IN      NS
ironwoodobgyn.com.      14400   IN      NS
;; Received 107 bytes from in 701

	NS records take hostnames not IP addresses.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark_Andrews at isc.org [mailto:Mark_Andrews at isc.org]
> Sent: Thursday, February 02, 2006 2:03 PM
> To: Stringham, Steven
> Cc: bind-users at isc.org
> Subject: Re: Empty responses to query
> > Fedora 4
> > bind-9.2.5-3
> >
> > >From time to time on some domains, if I do a MX query (dig mx
> > mydomain.com) the response comes back empty.
> 	Well if you actually told us the problem domains someone
> 	could look at how those zones are configured.  This sort
> 	of behaviour is usually indicative of a remote configuration
> 	error.
> > If I restart the named process, then do the same dig, it comes back
> > with proper information. I have seen this on multiple instances of
> Fedora 4.
> > I am not using upstream name servers (forwarders) to resolve.
> >
> > Does anybody have any hints as to what it could be?
> >
> > Thanks
> > Steven Stringham
> >

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