Question About Recursion In A Split Horizon Setup

Timothe Litt litt at
Fri Apr 17 16:48:14 UTC 2020

On 17-Apr-20 10:56, Tim Daneliuk wrote:
> On 4/17/20 9:50 AM, Bob Harold wrote:
>> Agree, that's odd, and not what the man page says.  Any chance that there is some other DNS helper running, like resolved, nscd, dnsmasq, etc?
> Nope.  This is vanilla FreeBSD with vanilla bind running.
>> 'dig' should tell you what address it used, at the bottom of the output - what does it say?
> ;; Query time: 0 msec
> ;; SERVER: ::1#53(::1)
> ;; WHEN: Fri Apr 17 09:53:51 CDT 2020
> ;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 83
> Does the SERVER line indicate it's trying to get to the local instance via
> IPV6 or is this just standard notation?  (This is an IPV4 only environment).
You seem to be selecting views based on IP address.

If the host on which you are running dig is multi-homed, the OS may pick
a source
address other than what you intend.  Use -b to explicitly bind to a
particular interface.

(Or, if you use TSIG to match views, -k)

Timothe Litt
ACM Distinguished Engineer
This communication may not represent the ACM or my employer's views,
if any, on the matters discussed. 

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