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Date:      Fri, 6 Oct 2006 07:29:07 -0400
From:      Bill Moran <wmoran@collaborativefusion.com>
To:        Wojciech Puchar <wojtek@tensor.3miasto.net>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: strange DNS problem
Message-ID:  <20061006072907.cf58999a.wmoran@collaborativefusion.com>
In-Reply-To: <20061006105745.V54913@chylonia.3miasto.net>
References:  <20061006105745.V54913@chylonia.3miasto.net>

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Wojciech Puchar <wojtek@tensor.3miasto.net> wrote:

> one of my users reporting problem sending e-mail to @mil.be
> 
> sendmail reports host name lookup failure
> 
> host reports
> 
> [wojtek@chylonia ~]$ host -t mx mil.be
> mil.be mail is handled by 10 hermes01.mil.be.
> 
> 
> [wojtek@chylonia ~]$ host -t a hermes01.mil.be
> hermes01.mil.be has address 194.7.21.40
> hermes01.mil.be has address 193.191.219.40
> Host hermes01.mil.be not found: 2(SERVFAIL)
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> 
> where's a problem? while hostr is able to get IP addresses but then 
> reports servfail?

I don't see that error when I try the same lookups.
host -t a hermes01.mil.be
hermes01.mil.be has address 194.7.21.40
hermes01.mil.be has address 193.191.219.40

I suspect the problem is in your resolver config and/or caches.

-- 
Bill Moran

Be calm.

        Morpheus




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