FreeBSD violates RFC2870 [was: Re: Problems with named default configuration in 6-STABLE]

Kevin Oberman oberman at es.net
Thu Jul 19 23:16:21 UTC 2007


> From: Mark Andrews <Mark_Andrews at isc.org>
> Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2007 16:54:00 +1000
> Sender: owner-freebsd-stable at freebsd.org
> 
> 
> > On Tue, Jul 17, 2007 at 12:47:50PM +0200, Volker wrote:
> > > As I think having a default to hint root zone is better, I'll file a
> > > PR about that.
> > 
> > Which leads me to ask:
> > 
> > Why hasn't anyone recommended using stub zones for this?  It seems the
> > goal is to cache NS records from the rootservers, and stub zones don't
> > utilise AXFR/IXFR.
> 
> 	Because a root server (stealth slave) can generate the NXDOMAIN
> 	responses locally.  This really is a big win for ISP's where
> 	there are lots of leaked queries for private tlds, IPv4 addresses
> 	etc.
> 
> 	Whether there is a benefit for everyone is still open to debate.
> 
> 	Mark
> 
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