Barry Margolin barmar at
Thu Sep 21 22:58:19 UTC 2006

In article <eeu92l$1kbe$1 at>,
 "Shaheen" <wael.shaheen at> wrote:

> Hello,
> Mark Andrews wrote:
> > 	These will almost always be the result of a bad delegation.
> What do yuo mean by bad delegation? the domains am trying to resolve
> are not hosted on my servers, they are external domains.

He means that there's some mismatch between the way that the domain is 
delegated and the actual configuration of the servers it's delegated to.  
It's not your problem, it's a problem with those external domains -- 
their DNS administrators have screwed up in some way.

> > > 3- Some records are cached even though TTL is expired.
> >
> > 	You are confused.  Named will not return a expired record.
> I also have internal DNS server the same version and let me give you an
> example about what happened.
> = then changed to
> from internal resolves to, but External DNS
> still resolves to
> when i restart the daemon or rndc flush it starts resolving to

That means that the TTL of the old record hasn't expired yet.  What was 
the TTL of the record, and how long did you wait after changing 

Barry Margolin, barmar at
Arlington, MA
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