[Pdns-users] Problems with pdns-recursor

bert hubert bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl
Wed Jan 31 14:50:06 UTC 2007

On Wed, Jan 31, 2007 at 04:40:14PM +0200, Andy Rabagliati wrote:

> same story. iptables rules are generally more liberal from the firewall
> itself than for traffic passing through - I use firehol as a ruleset
> generator.
> I was thinking it might be a UDP vs TCP issue ??

I don't think so. Do realise that BIND typically uses a fixed port for
outgoing queries and that PowerDNS uses a new port for each query, for
security reasons.

Your firewall rules might not be set up to deal with that.

> I will try with a recursing bind9 setup - I thought I was done with
> that- and let you know if anything different shows up.

It very well might.  

Good luck!

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