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Re: TCP domain connection

Hi Igor!

On Sun, 04 Jun 2000, Igor Mozetic wrote:

> Peter Palfrader writes:
>  > > As far as I understand, these are not DNS queries since they
>  > > are UDP.
>  > 
>  > DNS queries usually are UDP actually.
> Well, this is my point. DNS queries are UDP and are not logged
> by ippl. But I get TCP queries to port 53. What are they ??

Sorry, I missed your point. AFAIK clients may open a TCP connection to 
a nameserver under some circumstances. IIRC exim does this for example 
when querying the MX record for a domain. I might be wrong though.


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