Subject: Re: DNS question
To: Brett Lymn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: CyberPeasant <email@example.com>
Date: 02/06/1998 01:14:13
> According to Dave Huang:
> >Anyways, most DNS queries use UDP, not TCP... (I think only zone
> >transfer uses TCP?)
> Not only for zone transfers, IIR my DNS correctly a tcp connection is
> used if the return data would overflow a udp packet. Telnet'ing to
> the DNS port should give you a connection since bind should be
> listening on the TCP port.
> Brett Lymn, Computer Systems Administrator, British Aerospace Australia
I used port 40, as Dave H. pointed out. I know better than that,
but... Well, I plead stupidity.
At the time I probed, though, I could not resolve the name of the
126.96.36.199 nameserver, or the domain starwolf.com. (that still doesn't
resolve, but starwolf.starwolf.com does).
PGP public key: finger firstname.lastname@example.org
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