SRV query with no domain?

Mark Andrews marka at
Wed Aug 15 14:51:01 UTC 2012

In message <CAE6G+hsPFfbA0eDc1B3wis__ap_ruENWpsb_2hyVqrErDiS23Q at>
, Thomas Secula writes:
> Hello,
> I hope this is the right list.. I am using bind 9.8.2on centos 6 with a
> system called openims. I am trying to get my bind server to respond to an
> SRV query of _sip._udp where the query has no domain.

	_sip._udp *is* a domain name.  It's no different than as far as dig is concerned.

> I am told by the
> openims folks that I should be able to get my bind to respond but I have
> been unable to.
> If I do a dig it only works if I have a +search on the request. without teh
> +search I get NXDOMAIN back.
> Is this something I should expect bind to support?
> thank you...
Mark Andrews, ISC
1 Seymour St., Dundas Valley, NSW 2117, Australia
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