Leo Bicknell bicknell at
Tue Jan 15 22:52:29 UTC 2002

In a message written on Tue, Jan 15, 2002 at 03:49:24PM -0600, Tim Devries wrote:
> Ok, well this is good to know.  Although it still doesn't explain why my
> firewall is reporting DNS UDP/TCP probes from on a regular
> basis.

Microsoft has in the past used load balancing technology that sent
DNS queries back to your machine/nameserver in an attempt to provide
you with a better performing (one can only assume lower latency)

I suspect you may get "probed" approximately as often as you (or your
users) contact windows update.

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