[Pdns-users] stupid recursor question [SOLVED]

Curtis Maurand curtis at maurand.com
Thu Dec 8 02:56:47 UTC 2022

Heh, totally missed the error. duh. Thanks for pointing it out. I’ll check out the hairpinning on the nat. didn’t even think of that. 
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> On Dec 7, 2022, at 3:18 PM, Brian Candler <b.candler at pobox.com> wrote:
> On 07/12/2022 18:47, Curtis Maurand via Pdns-users wrote:
>> dig doesn't return an error
> ...
>> root at sirius:~# dig sirius.xyonet.com
>> ; <<>> DiG 9.16.33-Debian <<>> sirius.xyonet.com
>> ;; global options: +cmd
>> ;; Got answer:
>> ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: SERVFAIL, id: 10323
> To be clear: SERVFAIL *is* an explicit error response from the recursor.  It means it couldn't contact any of the nameservers for the domain you're querying.
> And I suspect this would also fail:
> root at sirius:~# dig +norec @ sirius.xyonet.com.
> Hence the problem is that the nameserver can't be reached on its *public* IP from the *private* network.  But as you've found, sending the query to the private IP fixes this.  I'm glad you've managed to make it work!

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