BIND 9 recursive queries returning SERVFAIL for 'legit' domain
ondrej at isc.org
Wed Jun 17 16:41:23 UTC 2020
the first thing you should do is to contact the zone owner to fix their nameservers/load-balancer. The zone/domain might be “legit”, but its nameservers are violating the DNS protocol. Maybe you won’t have to maintain a list of exceptions.
If that doesn’t work, this is the configuration option you are looking for: https://bind9.readthedocs.io/en/latest/reference.html?highlight=Cookie#server-statement-grammar
Ondřej Surý — ISC
> On 17 Jun 2020, at 17:22, Ian Springett <ian.springett at giacom.com> wrote:
> I have an issue with BIND 9.14.11 and recursive queries to one particular domain. DIG result is SERVFAIL and ‘bad cookie’ is logged in /var/log/messages & /var/log/named.run
> The domain has two DNS servers behind a load balancer which is causing the bad cookie result. Would this in itself be enough to cause the SERVFAIL and if so is there a way to have exceptions for known ‘good’ domains?
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