rcode servfail/adns

Mark Andrews Mark_Andrews at isc.org
Thu Feb 16 20:53:27 UTC 2006

> Hi,
> I'm using adns and BIND to do mass reverse lookups for me, but I seem 
> to have run into a problem which I couldn't fix for the past few 
> days. For some reason, my PTR lookups (adns type adns_r_ptr_raw) are 
> getting nothing but "unexpected RCODE (SERVFAIL) resolving 
> 'x.x.x.x.in-addr.arpa/PTR/IN':" results. AFAIK my BIND 
> configuration ( http://greyhat.nl/named.conf ) is fine, but seeing 
> all these remote errors coming from ns.ripe.net make me wonder about 
> the sanity of my setup. I realise that this is a rather vague problem 
> description, but I haven't come across any obvious hints yet. If you 
> need more information, I'll be more than happy to provide that. Right 
> now I'm just looking for any insights at all, since I'm completely stuck!
> Kind regards,
> Ro

	The only hard piece of evidence and you go and obscure the

Mark Andrews, ISC
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