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Re: Problems with `dig` and `host` under transparently torified user

Robert Ransom wrote:
> On Sun, 12 Sep 2010 08:32:20 +0000
> James Brown <jbrownfirst@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I have a transparently torified user setting up as described there
>> https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/TheOnionRouter/TransparentProxy
>> When I run command `dig somedomainname mx` or `dig somedomainname ns` or
>>   `host -t mx somedomainname` , `host -t ns somedomainname` under that
>> user I have the result that that "somedomainname' have no records in mx
>> or ns. But it really have.
>> I can receive only correct record "A" not records "ns" or "mx".
>> Why?
> Tor's DNSPort does not provide support for the full DNS standard.
> You can try âdig +tcp @ YOUR-QUERY-HEREâ to retrieve the other
> records.  (I think the @SERVER option belongs before the query, but it
> may belong at the end of the command line; run âdig --helpâ for
> details.)

Very thanks, it works.
> Are you really running Tor as root?  It seems to me that those
> instructions should be changed to have Tor run with DNSPort 9053 in a
> Tor-only user account, and have iptables redirect DNS requests to port
> 9053.
> Robert Ransom

I am running Tor as debian-tor, not as root. (I use the GNU/Debian on my
I was running `dig` and `host` under the bash in a Tor-only user account.
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