What is a "lame server" and why are there so many complaints about it in /var/log/messages?

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A lame server is a name server that is not properly configured. This error is harmless but very annoying. The detailed explanation is that the "lame server" is authoritative for a given domain but its configuration does not properly reflect this in its Name Server (NS) and Start of Authority (SOA).

By default, whenever someone uses the DNS server to resolve a hostname (ie: www.redhat.co...

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