in-addr.arpa server problems for europe?

Michelle Sullivan matthew at sorbs.net
Mon Feb 15 03:22:17 CST 2010


I see constant issues where I can't resolve PTR's in Europe.  I see no
reason for this except that a bunch of servers are either dropping my
packets or are permanently f**ked... any other clues gratefully accepted.

michelle at enigma:~/dultools$ dig +trace -x 213.219.184.23

; <<>> DiG 9.3.3 <<>> +trace -x 213.219.184.23
;; global options:  printcmd
.                       364340  IN      NS      J.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364340  IN      NS      K.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364340  IN      NS      L.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364340  IN      NS      M.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364340  IN      NS      A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364340  IN      NS      B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364340  IN      NS      C.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364340  IN      NS      D.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364340  IN      NS      E.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364340  IN      NS      F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364340  IN      NS      G.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364340  IN      NS      H.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364340  IN      NS      I.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
;; Received 332 bytes from 111.125.160.132#53(111.125.160.132) in 1 ms

213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      NS-PRI.RIPE.NET.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      NS3.NIC.FR.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      SUNIC.SUNET.SE.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      SNS-PB.ISC.ORG.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      SEC1.APNIC.NET.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      SEC3.APNIC.NET.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      TINNIE.ARIN.NET.
;; Received 224 bytes from 192.228.79.201#53(B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET) in 20011 ms

;; connection timed out; no servers could be reached
michelle at enigma:~/dultools$ dig +trace -x 213.219.184.23

; <<>> DiG 9.3.3 <<>> +trace -x 213.219.184.23
;; global options:  printcmd
.                       364195  IN      NS      F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364195  IN      NS      G.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364195  IN      NS      H.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364195  IN      NS      I.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364195  IN      NS      J.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364195  IN      NS      K.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364195  IN      NS      L.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364195  IN      NS      M.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364195  IN      NS      A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364195  IN      NS      B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364195  IN      NS      C.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364195  IN      NS      D.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364195  IN      NS      E.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
;; Received 512 bytes from 111.125.160.132#53(111.125.160.132) in 1 ms

213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      NS-PRI.RIPE.NET.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      TINNIE.ARIN.NET.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      SNS-PB.ISC.ORG.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      SUNIC.SUNET.SE.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      NS3.NIC.FR.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      SEC3.APNIC.NET.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      SEC1.APNIC.NET.
;; Received 224 bytes from 192.112.36.4#53(G.ROOT-SERVERS.NET) in 5256 ms

;; connection timed out; no servers could be reached
michelle at enigma:~/dultools$ dig +trace -x 213.219.184.23

; <<>> DiG 9.3.3 <<>> +trace -x 213.219.184.23
;; global options:  printcmd
.                       364138  IN      NS      E.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364138  IN      NS      F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364138  IN      NS      G.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364138  IN      NS      H.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364138  IN      NS      I.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364138  IN      NS      J.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364138  IN      NS      K.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364138  IN      NS      L.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364138  IN      NS      M.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364138  IN      NS      A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364138  IN      NS      B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364138  IN      NS      C.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364138  IN      NS      D.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
;; Received 500 bytes from 111.125.160.132#53(111.125.160.132) in 1 ms

213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      NS-PRI.RIPE.NET.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      SUNIC.SUNET.SE.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      SNS-PB.ISC.ORG.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      SEC1.APNIC.NET.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      TINNIE.ARIN.NET.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      SEC3.APNIC.NET.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      NS3.NIC.FR.
;; Received 224 bytes from 192.203.230.10#53(E.ROOT-SERVERS.NET) in 183 ms

;; connection timed out; no servers could be reached
michelle at enigma:~/dultools$ dig +trace -x 213.219.184.23

; <<>> DiG 9.3.3 <<>> +trace -x 213.219.184.23
;; global options:  printcmd
.                       364091  IN      NS      D.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364091  IN      NS      E.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364091  IN      NS      F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364091  IN      NS      G.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364091  IN      NS      H.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364091  IN      NS      I.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364091  IN      NS      J.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364091  IN      NS      K.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364091  IN      NS      L.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364091  IN      NS      M.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364091  IN      NS      A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364091  IN      NS      B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364091  IN      NS      C.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
;; Received 500 bytes from 111.125.160.132#53(111.125.160.132) in 1 ms

213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      SUNIC.SUNET.SE.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      TINNIE.ARIN.NET.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      NS3.NIC.FR.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      NS-PRI.RIPE.NET.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      SEC3.APNIC.NET.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      SEC1.APNIC.NET.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      SNS-PB.ISC.ORG.
;; Received 224 bytes from 128.8.10.90#53(D.ROOT-SERVERS.NET) in 249 ms

;; connection timed out; no servers could be reached

michelle at enigma:~/dultools$ dig +trace -x 213.219.184.23

; <<>> DiG 9.3.3 <<>> +trace -x 213.219.184.23
;; global options:  printcmd
.                       364032  IN      NS      B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364032  IN      NS      C.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364032  IN      NS      D.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364032  IN      NS      E.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364032  IN      NS      F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364032  IN      NS      G.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364032  IN      NS      H.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364032  IN      NS      I.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364032  IN      NS      J.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364032  IN      NS      K.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364032  IN      NS      L.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364032  IN      NS      M.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364032  IN      NS      A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
;; Received 500 bytes from 111.125.160.132#53(111.125.160.132) in 1 ms

213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      NS3.NIC.FR.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      SEC1.APNIC.NET.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      SEC3.APNIC.NET.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      SUNIC.SUNET.SE.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      NS-PRI.RIPE.NET.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      SNS-PB.ISC.ORG.
213.in-addr.arpa.       86400   IN      NS      TINNIE.ARIN.NET.
;; Received 224 bytes from 192.228.79.201#53(B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET) in 179 ms

;; connection timed out; no servers could be reached

...and to prove things do work @111.125.160.128/26...

michelle at enigma:~/dultools$ dig +trace -x 8.8.8.8      

; <<>> DiG 9.3.3 <<>> +trace -x 8.8.8.8
;; global options:  printcmd
.                       364040  IN      NS      C.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364040  IN      NS      D.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364040  IN      NS      E.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364040  IN      NS      F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364040  IN      NS      G.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364040  IN      NS      H.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364040  IN      NS      I.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364040  IN      NS      J.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364040  IN      NS      K.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364040  IN      NS      L.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364040  IN      NS      M.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364040  IN      NS      A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
.                       364040  IN      NS      B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
;; Received 500 bytes from 111.125.160.132#53(111.125.160.132) in 4 ms

8.in-addr.arpa.         86400   IN      NS      NS1.LEVEL3.NET.
8.in-addr.arpa.         86400   IN      NS      NS2.LEVEL3.NET.
;; Received 84 bytes from 192.33.4.12#53(C.ROOT-SERVERS.NET) in 180 ms

8.8.8.in-addr.arpa.     3600    IN      NS      ns2.google.com.
8.8.8.in-addr.arpa.     3600    IN      NS      ns3.google.com.
8.8.8.in-addr.arpa.     3600    IN      NS      ns4.google.com.
8.8.8.in-addr.arpa.     3600    IN      NS      ns1.google.com.
;; Received 120 bytes from 209.244.0.1#53(NS1.LEVEL3.NET) in 175 ms

8.8.8.8.in-addr.arpa.   86400   IN      PTR    
google-public-dns-a.google.com.
;; Received 82 bytes from 216.239.34.10#53(ns2.google.com) in 211 ms




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