Requests from outside times out most of the time

Barry Margolin barmar at
Sun Jun 15 20:56:41 UTC 2008

In article <g33n30$29vo$1 at>,
 Sune Molgaard <sune at> wrote:

> I host a bind9 dns server at, which normally responds 
> very quickly to queries from my internal net. Queries from outside, 
> though, either time out or are slow.
> What info would you guys need in order to help me find the cause?

Do you have views configured, so that it gives different answers to 
inside and outside clients?

Are the queries reaching the server in the first place?  Run tcpdump to 
see the queries and replies, to see if the problem is on the server or 

Barry Margolin, barmar at
Arlington, MA
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