Page MenuHomeMiraheze

check_reverse_dns should contact authoritative nameservers for the TLD directly when checking if we're the authoritative nameservers of a domain
Closed, DeclinedPublic

Description

Recursive nameservers seem to be contacting the authoritative nameserver for a domain when retrieving the NS record for a domain. This leads to SERVFAIL errors when checking in our script if a domain is pointed before adding a zonefile for them.

Event Timeline

Reception123 added a project: SSL.
OrangeStar renamed this task from check_reverse_dns should contact authoritative nameservers for the TLD directly on DNS checks to check_reverse_dns should contact authoritative nameservers for the TLD directly when checking if we're the authoritative nameservers of a domain.Feb 13 2024, 20:37
OrangeStar claimed this task.

Using RDAP (preferably) or WHOIS is a better solution for these kinds of issues.