Nslookup not working for external domain

Barry Margolin barmar at alum.mit.edu
Fri Nov 19 02:56:34 UTC 2010

In article <mailman.807.1290086898.555.bind-users at lists.isc.org>,
 "Moore, Mark A." <mmoore at osmre.gov> wrote:

> I have figured out and resolved my issue.  For some reason I could not read 
> the contents of the db.rootcache file. So I deleted and downloaded a new 
> copy. Now everything is working. Thx to all for your assistance.

I thought BIND now has a compiled-in set of root hints, to use as an 
ultimate default.  I guess this isn't used if the hints are configured 
but unreadable.  Perhaps you should submit this as a bug report.

Barry Margolin, barmar at alum.mit.edu
Arlington, MA
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