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[Unbound-users] SERVFAIL from Unbound whentrying to resolve a hostname

Marc Groeneweg
Thu Dec 18 09:47:09 CET 2008


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Wouter,

> I have tried here.  Sometimes it works.   Sometimes bind starts giving
> me SERVFAIL too.
SNAP

> c) if I try:
> ./unbound-host -v www.icscards.nl -t A -dddd
> 
> I see the result is:
> www.icscards.nl has address 164.140.155.125 (insecure)
> 
> It classifies both servers as recursion lame (it detects that
> misconfiguration) and then does a lookup.
> 
> This detection is a feature that arrived in version 1.1.0. Are you
> using
> an older version of Unbound?  If so, an upgrade probably solves the
> problem for you.
I'm using Unbound 1.1.1 compiled on a OpenBSD box without ldns:

./configure --with-conf-file=/sidn/unbound/etc/unbound.conf \
            --with-run-dir=/sidn/unbound \
            --with-pidfile=/var/run/unbound.pid \
            --with-ssl=/usr/local

Regards,
Marc
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