cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Open recursive DNS server

Community Veteran
Posts: 38,216
Thanks: 913
Fixes: 54
Registered: 15-06-2007

Open recursive DNS server

I have just read this thread on ADSLGuide and I admit to being totally confused.
Is this something we should be concerned about.
2 REPLIES
aljo
Grafter
Posts: 31
Registered: 31-07-2007

Open recursive DNS server

You only need to be concerned if you are running a DNS server (you would know if you were as it is only something larger companies do)

Also if you have a router which is running a DNS server (I know some of the Dlink routers have a recursive DNS server enabled in default config)

I've just run a check against what appears to be your IP and it seems not to be recursive unless your offline (21:5Cool

Hope this helps.
Community Veteran
Posts: 38,216
Thanks: 913
Fixes: 54
Registered: 15-06-2007

Open recursive DNS server

Thank you for the response. As my router is always on line it appears that I don't need to worry.