A SOA Problem

Kirk bind at kirkb.net
Wed May 14 21:18:01 UTC 2008

Barry Margolin wrote:
> In article <g0echn$2pfd$1 at sf1.isc.org>,
>  "Phaniraj Ranganath" <hrphani at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Any pointers to understand output of dig  - like headers, flags.
>> Thanks,
> The best web page I could find was http://www.madboa.com/geek/dig/, but 
> it doesn't go into any detail about the header flags.  Maybe the "DNS & 
> BIND" book has a discussion of it, I don't recall and don't have it 
> handy.
> Failing that, check RFC 1035 section 4.1.1, which describes the DNS 
> header.  Dig's output is a straightforward mapping of that.

This URL seems to be a summarization taken from RFC 1035 as Barry suggested.

This URL has a lot of useful / relevant data as well.


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