[CentOS] POOR: results using 'dig +short porttest.dns-oarc.net TXT'

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Thu Jul 24 22:10:30 UTC 2008

Larry Vaden wrote:
> What are the likely cockpit errors involved when getting POOR results
> when running this test on an updated CentOS 5.2?
> Kind regards/ldv
> [root at shell ~]# dig +short porttest.dns-oarc.net TXT
> z.y.x.w.v.u.t.s.r.q.p.o.n.m.l.k.j.i.h.g.f.e.d.c.b.a.pt.dns-oarc.net.
> "a.b.c.d is POOR: 26 queries in 1.3 seconds from 1 ports with std dev 0.00"

if this is a centos machine (your dns server) ... you may have a line 
like this in the config named.conf file:

  query-source address * port 53;

Johnny Hughes

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