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DNS Sensor norecurse

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How can I set a DNS sensor to norecurse? The issue I'm finding is authoritative DNS servers are starting to get updated to not allow recursive DNS requests.

A real DNS server wouldn't make a recursive request, so this is a security feature. However this is also causing the DNS sensors to fail because there is not an option to set the norecurse flag on the request.

dns dns-lookup dns-resolution error feature-request norecurse

Created on Mar 1, 2016 12:33:53 AM by  Jeff Cook (81) 1 1



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Hi Jeff,

At this point the only possiblity would be to create a custom script in conjunction with an EXE/Script or EXE/Script Advanced Sensor.

Kind regards.

Created on Mar 2, 2016 12:58:17 PM by  Erhard Mikulik [Paessler Support]



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