Re: dnsblog lookup error questions
- On 11/10/2012 7:32 PM, Alex wrote:
>> If you are running a local recursing resolver, such as pdns-recursor, onYour bind setup should be fine. There's probably no need to change
>> this host, then the IP of this host is relevant to Spamhaus.
> If bind works okay, and any errors seem to be related to spamhaus
> itself, does it really warrant changing it to another name server?
> I read a little about it, and see they have an RPM. I have bind
> configured to use the root servers, and it's running okay, so I don't
> know that I need to change it.
>> The issue is likely that the configured DNS resolvers are public serversTo be clear, Spamhaus only blocks queries from DNS resolvers. So you're
>> that have been banned by Spamhaus in the past. As others have mentioned
>> there are many ISP type DNS resolvers that are not allowed to query
>> Spamhaus' servers.
> Yes, I've changed postscreen to use the host given to me specifically,
> and it seems to be working okay.
> I should have mentioned that I was only using the public DNS servers
> during testing, before I realized spamhaus had my server blocked.
saying your bind server was being blocked? Or you were using AT&T or
Quest resolvers, for example?
>>> Thanks so much for everyone's help.:)
>> You're welcome "Alex". ;) Apologies if I 'leaked' any details you may
>> not have wanted public, but since I'm maintaining your anonymity I
>> figured this would be fine.
> Nah, not worried. I think I'm a good judge of character :-)
> Thanks again for your help. Nearly all of the last two weeks withoutIndeed.
> power, yet I managed to support my network remotely with hardly the
> customers being impacted, and their users had absolutely no idea. I'd
> say this old sysadmin did pretty darn good :-)