[Unbound-users] Domains without A registry in nameservers

W.C.A. Wijngaards wouter at NLnetLabs.nl
Fri Oct 9 09:58:08 UTC 2009

Hi Isaac,

It is not that .es does not provide glue. That is not a problem here.

The ns1.actualcat.com server 'exists' in the .com nameservers.
But not on the actualcat.com servers themselves, they give NXDOMAIN.
Unbound refuses to use this. That is why sanvic.es returns SERVFAIL.

(is .com hijacked?  No, this looks like a registration problem).

Best regards,

On 10/09/2009 11:25 AM, Isaac González wrote:
> We are currently running unbound in a anycasting scenario and works
> great.  I've found some problems catching domains without NS A records
> at nameservers (some servers does not provide A records for nameservers)
> , I've found a workaround adding a local-data in the configuration but
> if the provider change the nameserver ip address it will fail. Do you
> know an alternatevie workaround or some configuration parameter to solve
> this problem?

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