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Knowledge Base FAQ Item #1100010


Q1100010: When performing a DNS query with the 'ANY' command, no records are returned. But if I specify 'A' for instance, records are returned. What is the problem?

With most DNS servers, using a DSN query with the 'ANY' type should return all known DNS records for the specified host.

However, in some rare cases, DNS servers only return a 'CNAME' record which results in the Network Component returning an error 22355 (No more records available).

In these cases, you should retrieve all records one by one, by specifying one of the 'A', 'AAAA', 'NS', 'MX' or other DNS types.

One example of DNS servers suffering from this problem is the public Google DNS server (

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