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Old 03-09-2016, 06:52 PM   #1
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Where are 'lame server' queries coming from?

A few minutes ago, a DNS server that is not connected to the Internet in any way, shape, or form began spouting out messages like:

lame server resolving '' (in '.'?):
In addition to reverse zones that all appear to be in use on our network, there are ones for various microsoft / google / domains, 'So-and-sosiMac.local', etc.

I know what these messages mean. What I need to find is exactly why I'm getting them. I'm assuming that someone at another site set a forwarder to refer everything they aren't authoritative to me, but how do I find out exactly where these requests are originating from? I set up a query logger and it's empty.
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Are you on a VM? What is your current setup? What applications are running?

Provide us background so that we can help you easily.
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Maybe "lame server" really means that your Linux server has detected that it's talking to a Win-doze box!

(just kidding ...)
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