Name resolution fails if not forwarding

Ben Croswell ben.croswell at
Tue Jan 8 15:16:03 UTC 2013

My first thought would be lack of firewall rules and connectivity to the
On Jan 8, 2013 9:35 AM, "Daniele" <d.imbrogino at> wrote:

> If I use BIND9 forwarding all the queries not belonging to my local zones,
> it works.
> But if I don't forward those queries, `dig` sometimes (and this is weird)
> fails (with "connection timed out; no servers could be reached") and the
> logs are full of "lame server", "FORMERR".
> Why?
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