[smokeping-users] DNS probe failing for one host
ged at jubileegroup.co.uk
Wed Mar 4 14:25:59 CET 2009
On Wed, 4 Mar 2009, Lars Hecking wrote:
> (G.W., I just spotted your reply in the list archive, it seems I didn't
> receive it by email).
That's because you bounced it. I'm not offended in the slightest. :)
> G.W. Haywood writes:
> > Wild guess: Are the probes using TCP and manual dig using UDP?
> As far as I can tell by looking at the code, smokeping simply runs
> /usr/bin/dig @server lookuphost, which should simply issue a UDP probe.
Probably not that then.
> Hhm. It looks like the remote server cannot resolve Internet queries.
> WTH have our NOC been up to? Need to investigate ...
I probably should have mentioned Ethereal. Sorry, WireShark. It's a
wonderful tool. You could probably do it with tcpdump but it isn't
nearly so much fun.
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