DNS not available from outside

I have a domain asm0dey.site (and also ns1.box.asm0dey.site etc) at

When I’m trying to perform lookup from my machine I get the error:

❯ dig @ google.com
;; communications error to timed out
;; communications error to timed out
;; communications error to timed out

At the same time lookup from the box itself works fine.

In the ufw port is open, with tcpdump I can see the incoming packages, nsd and named are running

https://intodns.com/debrief.site says that this server is unavailable.

How should I debug and fix it?

Thank you!

nmap -sTU -p53

53/tcp open          domain
53/udp open|filtered domain

Looks like Port 53/udp is filtered / not reachable. Does your hosting company provide some kind of firewall / packet filer in front of their servers / VPSs? If so, make sure that traffic from any host, for both TCP and UDP, is allowed to pass on Port 53.

Note: You still won’t be able to resolve third party domains from outside your box, which is normal. However, if port 53/udp is accessible, you should get the following response instead of a timeout:

; (1 server found)
;; global options: +cmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: REFUSED, id: 24654
;; flags: qr rd; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 0, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 1
;; WARNING: recursion requested but not available

; EDNS: version: 0, flags:; udp: 1232
; EDE: 20 (Not Authoritative)
;google.com.			IN	A
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Thank you, it really was an issue with my VPS provider — they cut 53/udp on AntiDDOS

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