bind9 Numerous recent - error (FORMERR) resolving ''

Reindl Harald h.reindl at
Thu May 28 08:41:39 UTC 2015

Am 28.05.2015 um 06:26 schrieb David C. Rankin:
> On 05/26/2015 05:31 PM, Mark Andrews wrote:
>> Well returns the wrong SOA record which is why you
>> are getting the message.  For that matter why are you talking to
>> in the first place?  It is not normally involved in
>> resolving
> Thank you. If I recall correctly, was a DNS that came
> from a test of list of public DNS IPs several years ago using dig to
> test 'Query times' in a script that parsed and computed min, max and
> avg, and produced a sorted list. That particular IP ended up in my
> forwarders list which is the reason behind the errors.
> Checking recent publication of the public DNS server lists, the
> opendns address of is no longer listed. (sigh...) The
> current best performers

just don't use forwarders, do recursion at your own

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