53/TCP port unresponsive
Mark_Andrews at isc.org
Fri Apr 3 20:07:49 UTC 2009
There is no such version as BIND 9.5P1.
There are both BIND 9.5.0-P1 and BIND 9.5.1-P1.
If Mark is using BIND 9.5.0-P1 then I would recommend upgrading.
In message <FD6F686B-C502-4166-8A46-3D547C3EA18A at menandmice.com>, Chris Buxton writes:
> We've seen this repeatedly with our customers, usually evidenced by
> slaves that stop refreshing and eventually expire the zone. It seems
> to happen most on Mac OS X and Solaris, and less often (or perhaps
> never) on Linux.
> named just stops listening on the TCP port. If you execute "lsof -i:
> 53", you'll see that it's still listening on 127.0.0.1:53/TCP, but not
> on some other interface. UDP seems to be unaffected by this.
> The only solution we've found is to stop and restart named.
> Chris Buxton
> Professional Services
> Men & Mice
> On Apr 2, 2009, at 5:26 PM, Mark Koehler wrote:
> > Greetings.
> > We have 4 masters (rsync'd together) and a pair of load balancers
> > each of which distributes queries to any of the 4. On the masters,
> > we run Solaris 10 with BIND 9.5P1. Recently, one of the 4 stopped
> > using TCP on port 53, but UDP traffic continued unaffected. What
> > would cause the TCP port to stop? The port was unresponsive from
> > the backside of the load balancers, and no DNS TCP packets came from
> > the server either. Is there anything in BIND which would detect and
> > block a potential DOS attack?
> > Thanx,
> > mrak
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