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5th August 2008, 03:26 PM #1
BIND security fix update fails test
Following on from my post here I thought I would ask in a seperate post if anyone could think of a reason why this might be happening.
I have rebooted both servers etc, but the tests are still reporting consecutive source ports rather than random ?
5th August 2008, 03:33 PM #2
Might be also worth trying their cli test.
Thats from my homebox uplinking to OpenDNS.
chaz@pegasus ~ $ dig +short porttest.dns-oarc.net TXT
"220.127.116.11 is GREAT: 27 queries in 4.3 seconds from 27 ports with std dev 20231"
5th August 2008, 03:37 PM #3
Again from home I get Great on both tests through OpenDNS, once I get home I'll do the test using some different servers to see if I can work it out.
5th August 2008, 03:42 PM #4
Read somewhere it might be my router causing the problem but I cant see how it would re-map outgoing ports which were random to a linear incrementation?
robert@oasis ~ $ dig +short porttest.dns-oarc.net TXT
"78.86.108.x is POOR: 46 queries in 4.5 seconds from 46 ports with std dev 13"
Last edited by RabbieBurns; 5th August 2008 at 03:44 PM.
5th August 2008, 04:07 PM #5
Which router are you using? My netgear WGR614v4 is fine.
EDIT: Can you pm me an IP of one of your servers and we can see what its throwing up? (Understand if not.)
9th August 2008, 11:45 PM #6
Ok, I switched out the existing router for my old bt business one. It doesnt sync nearly as fast, but the dns test now says great.
Thanks for your help kmount.
16th August 2008, 09:39 PM #7
Your welcome, sorry for the late response to this. (been out of the loop)
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