[Pdns-users] unwanted SERVFAIL with bind backend

Peter van Dijk peter.van.dijk at netherlabs.nl
Fri Jun 28 15:28:02 UTC 2013

Hello Michael,

On Jun 28, 2013, at 17:02 , Matthias Leopold wrote:

> these are the requirements for the process of a zone deletion by nic.at
> https://www.nic.at/ui/index.php/zonedel/pagezonedelintro/?lang=en-iso-8859-15
> they only talk about REFUSED and NXDOMAIN. in the past i experienced that SERVFAIL indeed doesn't pass their check, so my intended administrative zone deletion requests at nic.at didn't succed. when i asked about NOERROR (which i could produce using "send-root-referral") they pointed me to the above

I see, indeed.

Those requirements are weird. NXDOMAIN is -not- a correct response for "domain not known here", and REFUSED is not the only valid way to say "domain is not known here".

I would suggest taking this up with nic.at, if you can. If you have trouble getting through to the right people there, please let me know.

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

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