What does 'Name error' means in the DNS response?

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ProxySG Software - SGOS

Issue/Introduction

Based on the 'test dns' CLI command below, the SG received a response from the DNS server with 'Name error'.

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SGOS#test dns www.google.com 10.10.10.10 bypass-cache
Performing DNS lookup for: www.google.com

Sending A query for www.google.com to 10.10.10.10.
Error encountered. Response error code: Name error
DNS Resolver Response: Host not found
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Based on the link below, the 'name error' means - 'Meaningful only for responses from an authoritative name server, this code signifies that the domain name referenced in the query does not exist.'

http://www.networksorcery.com/enp/rfc/rfc1035.txt