Nslookup not working for external domain
marka at isc.org
Fri Nov 19 03:11:15 UTC 2010
In message <barmar-7A12CD.21563118112010 at reserved-multicast-range-not-delegated
.example.com>, Barry Margolin writes:
> 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.
Why does it need a bug report? If you have a hint zone in named.conf
then falling back to the built-in hints is just plain wrong as named
would be doing something that you have told it not to do.
Mark Andrews, ISC
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PHONE: +61 2 9871 4742 INTERNET: marka at isc.org
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