Dispatch errors

JINMEI Tatuya / 神明達哉 Jinmei_Tatuya at isc.org
Fri Feb 13 19:24:13 UTC 2009

At Fri, 13 Feb 2009 09:50:17 -0600,
"Laws, Peter C." <plaws at ou.edu> wrote:

> Feb 13 09:01:22.663 dispatch: dispatch 0x3fdcc088: shutting down due to TCP receive error: connection reset
> What do these really mean?  Is that hex after the second instance of

Most likely a remote authoritative server closed a TCP connection for
a TCP query (probably after fall-back from UDP due to truncation) in a
non-graceful manner.  It's not an expected event, but is not a bad
thing per se.

> 'dispatch' meaningful to an admin or only to a BIND codemonkey?  Not

The latter.  It's the memory address of an internal data structure
typed dns_dispatch_t.

JINMEI, Tatuya
Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.

More information about the bind-users mailing list