[Pdns-users] "host" command returning weird results. Anyone know what I'm doing wrong?

Nicholas Williams williamsn at bondware.com
Wed Jul 9 17:07:21 UTC 2008

I consistently get correct results with "dig" no matter what options I 
choose (including +norecurs) but consistently get weird results with 
"host" no matter what options I choose. *scratches head*



bert hubert wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 09, 2008 at 11:45:44AM -0500, Nicholas Williams wrote:
>> I setup PowerDNS with a MySQL 5 backend on Centos 5 this morning. I put 
>> in the "test.com" example records that come in the PowerDNS user guide. 
>> When I perform a "host" query, as suggested in the guide, I get this:
> Quick answer - haven't had time to read your whole issue. Try reproducing
> with 'dig':
> $ dig www.test.com @
> and
> $ dig +norecurs www.test.com @
> There are very many versions of 'host' around, and it is unsure what they
> all do.
>> However, when I perform a "dig", the results appear normal:
> Ah. Well, try the +norecurs thing to see if it makes a difference. 


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