[Pdns-users] PDNS -Server Failed

bert hubert bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl
Sat Aug 13 09:51:23 UTC 2005

On Sat, Aug 13, 2005 at 10:49:00AM +0100, Andrew Turnbull wrote:

> All the servers were up
> I pinged from another network, using different DNS (which would cache it)
> I shut down both DNS servers
> I then pinged from the same network as before and got no reply.

That's not the way to test. Test if this: 

	dig yourdomain.com @cachingnameserver


If you use 'ping' you are *also* testing reverse lookup. If you must use
ping, use 'ping -n yourhostname'.

If you really want help, tell us the name of your domain.

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