Help with Bind Weirdness & Logging

Drew Tomlinson drew at
Fri Aug 5 17:25:34 UTC 2011

On 8/5/2011 9:40 AM, Mark Felder wrote:
> On Fri, 05 Aug 2011 11:15:21 -0500, Drew Tomlinson 
> <drew at> wrote:
>> Just recently, I noticed that my server can't resolve for some 
>> names.  The ones I've noticed are for Microsoft domains, specifically 
>> and  For example:
> What kind of firewall stuff are you doing? Is it possible you're 
> dropping the DNS
> replies when they're TCP? This happens when the reply is a certain size.

Thanks Mark.  That may have something to do with it.  I upgraded my 
wireless router to a Linksys E3000 a couple of days ago which is also my 
"firewall".  This thing is a piece of crap!  Lots of weirdness regarding 
port forwarding.  Some works.  Some doesn't.  Tech support is 
worthless.  I'm going to take it back and exchange for another.  
Hopefully a new one will work right.

Anyway, put my previous router/firewall back in place and now my DNS 
server is able to resolve.  Thus the firewalling thing was likely the 

Any ideas on how to get Bind logging going?



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