Reindl Harald h.reindl at
Sun Oct 2 21:35:12 UTC 2016

Am 02.10.2016 um 23:24 schrieb Per olof Ljungmark:
> On 2016-10-02 22:09, Reindl Harald wrote:
>> Am 02.10.2016 um 22:04 schrieb Maile Halatuituia:
>>> how about nslookup with set debug option i think would do
>> besides the fact that when you think "nslookup" is the solution for
>> anything you don't know your problem you did not understand my simple
>> question:
>> "dig" or "nslookup" or whatever is just a client talking to a dns server
>> on port 53 - that's it - it won't debug your server and if it would be
>> able to do so your server would leak informations classified as security
>> hole which needs to be closed
> Why don't you try to be helpful instead of telling everybody they are
> idiots?

frankly: i *was* helpful and asked for your serverlogs which obviously 
included the reason

what exactly is your problem?

> I think most people on the list *knows* that "dig" and "nslookup" are
> just clients - but we also know that sending a query can generate useful
> information in both the server log and the command line.

so why do ask who the client can tell you a server configuration problem 
in detail when your logs can't?

> My first question was:
> "What is the best way to debug a SERVFAIL problem?"
> You did not answer it, and with the use of dig and reading the server
> logs I fixed it myself

i did answer it: look in your *server* logs

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