[Pdns-users] PDNS -Server Failed

Andrew Turnbull abturnbull at gmail.com
Sat Aug 13 16:13:24 UTC 2005

On 13/08/05, bert hubert <bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl> wrote:
> 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

Okay, it works as you said it would. I just assumed ping would cache
with the name server also.

> works.
> 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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