[Pdns-users] nxdomain() prepending, not replacing

Peter van Dijk peter.van.dijk at netherlabs.nl
Mon May 21 19:02:11 UTC 2012

Hello Ben,

On May 21, 2012, at 20:42 , Ben C. wrote:

> $ host broken.example.com my.dns.server.com
> Using domain server:
> Name: my.dns.server.com
> Address: my.dns.server.com #53
> Aliases: 
> broken.example.com has address
> broken.example.com has address
> Host broken.example.com not found: 3(NXDOMAIN)
> Host broken.example.com not found: 3(NXDOMAIN)
> .. Is it me, or does it, in a very incorrect/unexpected way, seem to be returning A, A, NXDOMAIN, NXDMOAIN, .. 
> instead of what one would expect, .. A, A?

No, this is host lying to you. Don't use host for debugging. I recommend 'dig'. Example: dig A broken.example.com @my.dns.server.com

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

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