What can cause excessive amount of _dns-sd queries?

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at fantomas.sk
Mon Sep 17 14:49:50 UTC 2012

On 23.08.12 13:43, Eivind Olsen wrote:
>I haven't seen this before.. I'm currently seeing someone (1 ip address)
>do about 2.1 million queries / hour where a majority of the queries seem
>to be:
>b._dns-sd._udp. IN PTR +
>db._dns-sd._udp. IN PTR +
>r._dns-sd._udp. IN PTR +
>talk.l.google.com IN A +
>gmail-pop.l.google.com IN A +
>gmail-imap.l.google.com IN A +
>...and similar variations of these.
>Have any of you seen something like this before?

I have... a customer was complaining about its clients not able to get to
sites like facebook, youtube, apple store etc. I don't work for the company
anymore so I have no idea if they have fixed it (the only way I could think
of it was to change the company's DNS architecture


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