Re: Incorrect "host not found (authoritative)" - occasional but annoying

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Sun, 02 Aug 1998 22:14:41 +0200

Alan J. Flavell wrote:

> As far as the user is concerned, they access a URL at a valid host
> and get told:
> DNS Domain '' is invalid: Host not found (authoritative).

Either there is a DNS authority problem for the domain (, or your
hosts reslover returns the wrong errorcode on DNS timeouts

Henrik Nordström
Sparetime Squid Hacker
Received on Sun Aug 02 1998 - 13:18:38 MDT

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