Re: BIND: Lame server?

From: David L. Gehrt (
Date: Mon Jan 10 2000 - 09:41:31 EST


> What exactly does "lame server" in named terms mean?


a lame server is a server reported by another server to be authoritative for a
zone but for which zone it only resounding non-authoritatively. You can turn
off this messages -- consult the docs for which ever version of bind you are

In my 8.2.2 named.conf I have:

logging {
        category lame-servers { null; };

And the lame logging messages are into the ozone (or somewhere else, but not
in any log.

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