[WBEL-users] Whitebox respin 2 - Bind 9.2.1 - Random fails
whitebox at beer.org.uk
Fri May 13 04:51:56 CDT 2005
> $ dig @126.96.36.199 www.google.co.uk
> ; <<>> DiG 9.2.4 <<>> @xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx www.google.co.uk
> ;; global options: printcmd
> ;; connection timed out; no servers could be reached
That's a timeout; the box probably doesn't have the info to hand.
> and then straight away
It's not always straightaway; I've had a couple of successive failures
from that box. Once it's got the data, it seems to respond...
> any ideas as to what might cause this? They are on the same network and
> so no firewall in place. No firewall running on the box either.
Do you mean that there is no firewall between this box and the rest of the
internet? I suspect that is where the delay lies...
Can you post your /etc/named.conf file, as well as any external firewall
rules for port 53 (TCP and UDP)? This might give us somewhere to statr...
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