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[Unbound-users] SERVFAIL then proper reply

Stephane Bortzmeyer
Fri Jul 3 15:04:39 CEST 2009


I have "often" (I'm not sure how often) a SERVFAIL at the first reply,
then a normal answer immediately after. For instance:


~ % dig -x 216.66.84.42

; <<>> DiG 9.5.1-P2 <<>> -x 216.66.84.42
;; global options:  printcmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: SERVFAIL, id: 18528
;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 0, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 1

;; OPT PSEUDOSECTION:
; EDNS: version: 0, flags:; udp: 4096
;; QUESTION SECTION:
;42.84.66.216.in-addr.arpa.     IN      PTR

;; Query time: 411 msec
;; SERVER: ::1#53(::1)
;; WHEN: Fri Jul  3 14:56:28 2009
;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 54

~ % dig -x 216.66.84.42

; <<>> DiG 9.5.1-P2 <<>> -x 216.66.84.42
;; global options:  printcmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 34991
;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 1

;; OPT PSEUDOSECTION:
; EDNS: version: 0, flags:; udp: 4096
;; QUESTION SECTION:
;42.84.66.216.in-addr.arpa.     IN      PTR

;; ANSWER SECTION:
42.84.66.216.in-addr.arpa. 86392 IN     PTR     tserv10.par1.ipv6.he.net.

;; Query time: 0 msec
;; SERVER: ::1#53(::1)
;; WHEN: Fri Jul  3 14:56:36 2009
;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 92


Unbound 1.3.0 on Debian/Linux, no forwarder, using dlv.isc.org.

The log is attached. The first request is at 14:56:28, the second at
14:56:36.

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