[dns-operations] Strange wildcard in ".tm"

Michael Monnerie michael.monnerie at it-management.at
Thu Jul 19 10:18:00 UTC 2007

On Donnerstag, 19. Juli 2007 Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 19, 2007 at 11:59:37AM +0200,
>  Michael Monnerie <michael.monnerie at it-management.at> wrote
>  a message of 58 lines which said:
> > .sh doesn't have wildcards, obviously
> I do not understand you.
> % dig A www.tftfrfhvhdtt544556DZQ.sh

Hm, interesting. On the first try (with the browser) I got this:

The following error was encountered: 
 Unable to determine IP address from host name for  
 The dnsserver returned: 
 Name Error: The domain name does not exist.

Now, I get a DNS response, but no server answer (which doesn't matter). 
Strange is, why did I receive an error at the first try?

mfg zmi
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