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Re: [suse-security] BIND 8 Lame Servers
  • From: Roman Drahtmueller <draht@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2002 14:08:32 +0200 (MEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0208131341210.32322-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>
> Hi All
>
> I believe the only stupid question is the question you have never asked so
> here goes.
>

It is only loosely related to security. YOu should ask it somewhere else
in the future.

> I keep getting lame servers popping up if I do a tail -f /var/log/messages.
> How can I fix this bind problem?. I believe it's a problem with a out dates
> root.zone or root.hint file?.. were can I get a updated one?..

Do "host -t ns -v .", then you have them.

When bind8 starts up, it asks _all_ servers in root.hint for the root
nameservers. If it only gets one reply, it will be fine.

>
> Aug 13 13:00:02 DoubleHelix named[622]: Lame server on
> '200.1.6.192.in-addr.arpa' (in '1.6.192.in-addr.arpa'?): [4.2.49.2].53
> 'KNOCK.SER.BBNPLANET.COM'
>

Lame servers are delegated but can't privide the zone. It is interesting
that the network 192.6.0.0 - 192.6.2.255 belongs to Hewlett-Packard,
according to arin.

> Regards,
>
> Thomas Wheeler

Thanks,
Roman.
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