[plug] wierd DNS activity

W.Kenworthy billk at iinet.net.au
Fri Feb 1 11:39:30 WST 2008

ignore - incompetent sysadmin (me) who forgot to turn off bind on a
recently moved box, and then who confused the boxes IP nunmber with his
laptops ...

I'm not havin a good day :)


On Fri, 2008-02-01 at 11:28 +0900, W.Kenworthy wrote:
> I am having problems finding which application on a box is making
> continuous DNS queries - it appears to be trying to contact the root
> servers and others once or so a second and is getting blocked by the
> networks firewall).  The box has its own bind which is working ok, but
> the queries continue with bind shut down and most apps stopped.
> resolv.conf is pointing to localhost so I would expect almost everything
> to fail.  netstat is no use for this :(
> BillK
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