Secondary DNS question...

Doug Barton dougb at
Wed Jun 26 23:13:00 UTC 2013

On 06/26/2013 07:54 AM, Matus UHLAR - fantomas wrote:
>>> All very interesting, but I'm afraid at my level of expertise on DNS,
>>> I'm
>>> not following.  If I'm broken, how do I attempt to fix?  Someone
>>> mentioned
>>> that our was not authoritative.  How does one even
>>> decide that?  As far as I know I haven't had any issues until now...
>> On Jun 26, 2013, at 12:38 AM, Frank Bulk <frnkblk at> wrote:
>>> Do you have a box such as a firewall or load-balancer sitting in
>>> front of
>>> ns1?
> On 26.06.13 01:46, SH Development wrote:
>> No, the box is hanging right off the internet on a static IP.
> there's apparently something wrong about your server or its firewall. The
> DNS responses (at least for the SOA) come out broken (at least they get
> invalid here), however I have no idea in which way they are broken.
> Maybe someone with better DNS knowledge could look at output I have posted
> before. Available at
> or pcap
> format at


Your previous post definitely seems to indicate a network problem, but 
I'm not sure what it might be.

Meanwhile, I can't seem to find an address record for in the zone. That's likely at least 
part of the reliability problem with the zone.



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