bind 9.7.2-P3 does not resolve

Lyle Giese lyle at
Tue Dec 28 20:43:18 UTC 2010

Michael Sinatra wrote:
> On 12/28/10 06:07, Lightner, Jeff wrote:
>> It's working fine for me from RHEL5 Linux DNS servers and from Windows
>> DNS servers.
> It's not clear from this thread whether 'dig any
> @ns[12345]' works for anyone. I cannot get it to work from
> any of the servers on clients on the east and west coasts of
> the US, with different paths. If anyone can get this to work, *from*
> one of the servers, that's worth noting.
> I can effectively prime a cache by querying for NS, SOA,
> TXT, A, etc., and then querying my cache for ANY. The 'ANY' response I
> get back from cache is 639 bytes. A TXT query alone returns a response
> of 494 bytes, including authority.
> This looks broken on Microsoft's part.
> michael

>From the Chicago area, I get 'Truncated, retrying in TCP mode' and then
a connection timeout when doing:

dig any @ns[12345]

This however works:

dig any @ns[12345]

But it returns a cname entry to

A traceroute shows our traffic hitting Level3's backbone in Chicago.

Lyle Giese
LCR Computer Services, Inc.

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