Subject: Re: DNS question
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Dave Huang <email@example.com>
Date: 02/05/1998 23:29:59
On Fri, 6 Feb 1998, CyberPeasant wrote:
> I notice that "starwolf.com" (your return addr) is not in the DNS.
> Unless it was registered recently, I suspect a problem somewhere.
> (You should probably be masquerading your mail as "idiom.com" or wherever
> you get your mail, if s'wolf is an unregistered domain)
Um, looks fine to me:
starwolf.com. 604800 MX 10 idiom.com.
starwolf.com. 604800 MX 5 starwolf.starwolf.com.
starwolf.com. 604800 MX 100 sneech.idiom.com.
starwolf.starwolf.com. 604800 A 126.96.36.199
> [root@lucy bin]# telnet 188.8.131.52 42
> Trying 184.108.40.206...
> telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Connection refused
> [root@lucy bin]# (note, the machine did answer a ping).
42 is the wrong port; named runs on 53.
sloth ~> telnet 220.127.116.11 53
Connected to above.idiom.com.
Escape character is '^]'.
Anyways, most DNS queries use UDP, not TCP... (I think only zone
transfer uses TCP?)
As for Greywolf's original problem, I dunno... maybe run tcpdump and see
what sorts of things are being sent out the ISP link.
Name: Dave Huang | Mammal, mammal / their names are called /
INet: firstname.lastname@example.org | they raise a paw / the bat, the cat /
FurryMUCK: Dahan | dolphin and dog / koala bear and hog -- TMBG
Dahan: Hani G Y+C 22 Y++ L+++ W- C++ T++ A+ E+ S++ V++ F- Q+++ P+ B+ PA+ PL++