[Pdns-users] Could not retrieve security status update / spamhaus.org unable to query
bert.hubert at powerdns.com
Fri Dec 29 10:16:13 UTC 2017
On Fri, Dec 29, 2017 at 12:02:13AM +0100, Sophie Loewenthal wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I had this message in my logs in a new installation with a new VPS provider, and wonder if this is them or pdns_resolver blocking,
> Dec 28 22:42:11 mx10 pdns_recursor: Could not retrieve security status update for '4.0.4-1+deb9u3.Debian' on 'recursor-4.0.4-1_deb9u3.Debian.security-status.secpoll.powerdns.com', RCODE = Non-Existent domain
This is a mistake by us, and we'll rectify it. We should list this version
as safe or not, apologies.
> Also, I noticed that spamhaus.org was not resolving, which was quite strange. All other queries to RNSBLs work e.g spamcop.
> Dec 28 21:04:38 10 pdns_recursor:  18.104.22.168.xbl.spamhaus.org: timeout resolving after 2503.31msec
> Dec 28 21:04:38 10 pdns_recursor:  22.214.171.124.xbl.spamhaus.org: Trying IP 126.96.36.199:53, asking '188.8.131.52.xbl.spamhaus.org|AAAA'
> Dec 28 21:04:38 10 pdns_recursor: 1 [1225/2] answer to question '184.108.40.206.xbl.spamhaus.org|AAAA': 0 answers, 0 additional, took 4 packets, 7515.07 ms, 2 throttled, 3 timeouts, 0 tcp connections, rcode=2
This is likely exactly what it says, that 220.127.116.11 is not listening to
you. Spamhaus is known to limit queries if they exceed a certain rate.
It looks like you deleted some log lines so we can't really tell what is
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