Queries regarding forwarders

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at fantomas.sk
Wed Aug 8 16:55:48 UTC 2018

On 08.08.18 19:32, Blason R wrote:
>I am bit confused about DNS forwarders. I have two BIND Servers one is
>being used as Authoritative DNS server which has forwarder set


> to other
>server like this
>Auth Server  for xvyz.com
>Recursive Server
>Now if I am debugging from client side using -debug option I see
> is directly resolving with ROOT DNS Servers though I have
>recursive no; option set in my BIND config.

BIND has internal list of root servers.

> Ideally the query should have
>gone to but in debug I am seeing the below output.

ideally you would not use forwarder on BIND, unless you really must.

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