Subject: Re: DNS question
To: Brett Lymn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Dave McGuire <email@example.com>
Date: 02/06/1998 01:12:56
On February 6, Brett Lymn wrote:
> >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.
Yes, you're exactly right...