bind9.3.1, ANY queries, and recursion

Kevin Darcy kcd at
Tue Oct 16 20:19:33 UTC 2007

Hal Jackson wrote:
> I have a caching server on 9.3.1.
> I understand that a QTYPE=* will return what happens to be in the cache, and 
> won't fetch from the server unless there are no records for a given domain 
> in the cache.
> When I perform ANY queries against my server (type=any in dig, nslookup) it 
> just returns a referral to the authoritative nameservers for the domain, not 
> fetching the data. Any idea why - or does this sound like something the 
> remote site disabled? 
Sounds like your server isn't recursing at all. Do ordinary (non-ANY) 
recursive queries work?

                     - Kevin

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