restarting bind fixes some resolution issues

Sten Carlsen stenc at
Sun Jul 9 16:26:24 UTC 2017

> On 9 Jul 2017, at 17:04, Matus UHLAR - fantomas <uhlar at> wrote:
> On 09.07.17 14:36, Dario Corti wrote:
>> Hi, I occasionally have issues updating some packages, with the package manager saying that it cannot resolve I'm using 1:9.9.5.dfsg-9+deb8u11 and I verified that a bind restart fixes the problem every time (even if technically the domain CAN be resolved also before the restart).
> both checkers report errors...
>> I issued a dig before and after the restart and it does report something different, but I'm unable to understand it, so I wonder if anyone can suggest a possible reason for this.
>> Before:
>> After:
> i don't see any difference here, both cases report to be
> a CNAME to - maybe you should look up that one
> next time problem appears.
The sequence of answers is different, this is not a difference as such, DNS does not normally use a specific sequence in the answers.

You should compare the answers so you verify that all the same records are present, sequence is of no meaning.
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