[nsd-users] NSD returns SERVFAIL instead of REFUSED

Jaap Akkerhuis jaap at NLnetLabs.nl
Tue Jul 19 08:33:13 UTC 2011

    On Sun, Jul 17, 2011 at 10:34:56AM +0300,
     Arun N S <ns.arunns at gmail.com> wrote 
     a message of 55 lines which said:
    > I was wondering why NSD returns SERVFAIL for recursive queries,
    > normally it is REFUSED ?
    AFAIK, no RFC explicitely says what a name server should return when
    it does not accept out-of-zone queries.

It is discussed somewhat in the document "differences.tex" (differences
between bind & nsd) and the RQUIREMENTS document (Appendix B.1).


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