[Pdns-users] CNAME lookup failure PDNS 2.9.22/PDNS Recursor 3.3.1

Peter van Dijk peter.van.dijk at netherlabs.nl
Wed Mar 21 13:27:19 UTC 2012

Hello Ken,

On Mar 21, 2012, at 14:24 , ktm at rice.edu wrote:

> I guess I just do not understand. I added a similar CNAME record
> in our domain pointing to the same name domains.tumblr.com and
> here is what I get for the lookup:
>> dig +norec a wombat1.rice.edu @ns1.rice.edu
> ; <<>> DiG 9.3.6-P1-RedHat-9.3.6-20.P1.el5 <<>> +norec a wombat1.rice.edu @ns1.rice.edu
> ;; global options:  printcmd
> ;; Got answer:
> ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 36391

This one says NOERROR. That's okay. ns1-3.dreamhost.com say NXDOMAIN, which the (old) recursor interprets as 'the name you asked for simply does not exist'. Newer versions of the recursor have a workaround for this situation.

Kind regards,
Peter van Dijk
Netherlabs Computer Consulting BV - http://www.netherlabs.nl/

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