This is a discussion on Re: Strange domain! - DNS ; email@example.com wrote on 10/04/2004 07:18:59 AM: > I noticed a very strange entry in my Apache logs, with a domain name of > just "test". > > "dig test" failed, as you might expect, so I used netstat -aln to ...
firstname.lastname@example.org wrote on 10/04/2004 07:18:59 AM:
> I noticed a very strange entry in my Apache logs, with a domain name of
> just "test".
> "dig test" failed, as you might expect, so I used netstat -aln to read
> the connected IP addresses. The address is 126.96.36.199, and "dig -x
> 188.8.131.52 gives the output below. What's this all about?! Who's
> setting up their own TLDs?
> Hold on, a black helicopter's just landed outside. Back in a minute...
Anyway, the person responsible for the 130.144.195.in-addr.arpa zone is
responsible for these results. They either don't know what they are doing
or are attempting to confuse you... Either way, there is not too much to
worry about. You may want to notify the email contact listed in the SOW
RR for this zone.
> mark@mauve:~$ dig -x 184.108.40.206
> ; <<>> DiG 9.2.3 <<>> -x 220.127.116.11
> ;; global options: printcmd
> ;; Got answer:
> ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 64132
> ;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 4, ADDITIONAL: 4
> ;; QUESTION SECTION:
> ;18.104.22.168.in-addr.arpa. IN PTR
> ;; ANSWER SECTION:
> 22.214.171.124.in-addr.arpa. 6276 IN PTR test.
> ;; AUTHORITY SECTION:
> 130.144.195.in-addr.arpa. 6276 IN NS ns2.uk.cw.net.
> 130.144.195.in-addr.arpa. 6276 IN NS ns3.uk.cw.net.
> 130.144.195.in-addr.arpa. 6276 IN NS ns0.uk.cw.net.
> 130.144.195.in-addr.arpa. 6276 IN NS ns1.uk.cw.net.
> ;; ADDITIONAL SECTION:
> ns0.uk.cw.net. 29105 IN A 126.96.36.199
> ns1.uk.cw.net. 29105 IN A 188.8.131.52
> ns2.uk.cw.net. 29105 IN A 184.108.40.206
> ns3.uk.cw.net. 29105 IN A 220.127.116.11
> ;; Query time: 26 msec
> ;; SERVER: 192.168.7.3#53(192.168.7.3)
> ;; WHEN: Mon Oct 4 12:18:24 2004
> ;; MSG SIZE rcvd: 207