[Pdns-announce] Re: [Pdns-users] problem & solution resolving domains from Worldnic, including www.kde-look.org
bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl
Tue Jul 5 23:25:48 UTC 2005
(only interesting for users of the powerdns recursor!)
If you are feeling adventurous, please test
http://ds9a.nl/pdns/pdns-2.9.18-svn.tar.gz and you'll see www.kde-look.org
working, plus perhaps some other domains hosted by 'Worldnic'.
Let me know if it solves your problems, or causes new ones.
On Tue, Jul 05, 2005 at 08:46:51PM +0200, bert hubert wrote:
> It turns out that Worldnic (the company that hosts the kde-look.org domain)
> implements some kind of DoS protection, only allowing UDP answers after
> having seen at least one TCP connection.
> It initially sends out an empty packet that says 'this answer is truncated,
> please try via TCP'.
> And then we hit the comment on http://doc.powerdns.com/built-in-recursor.html :
> Here are the current faults, so nobody can accuse us of false advertising:
> * May have big problems with truncated packets.
> And such has happened, we have a major bug. But at least we were honest
> about it up front!
> SOLUTION: run 'dig www.kde-look.org @ns9.worldnic.com ; dig www.kde-look.org
> @ns10.worldnic.com' and restart the pdns recursor.
> It is probably wise to continue running these two commands every once in a
> while until we come up with a real fix, which I expect soon.
> Our apologies.
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