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Unbound any query handling

sthaug at nethelp.no
Mon Nov 23 06:31:02 CET 2015


> I have a few recursive name servers running Debian. I have recently 
> upgraded the packages I was running from Jessie (1.4.22-3) to testing 
> (1.5.6-1). Since the upgrade I have noticed when testing using dig on 
> domains that not all records get returned for an any query.

The usual interpretation of an ANY query is that a recursive name
server will return all the records *it has cached*, while an
authoritative name server will simply return *all records*. This
could be the reason for what you are seeing.

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at nethelp.no