Publishing information via DNS
kelly.terry.jones at gmail.com
Thu Dec 18 02:04:17 UTC 2008
On 12/17/08, Matthew Seaman <m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk> wrote:
> Kelly Jones wrote:
>> Has anyone tried publishing non-DNS information via DNS? Advantages:
>> % Automatic distributed caching on various nameservers.
>> % UDP, so no TCP overhead
>> I know SPF uses this, and clamav publishes their current version
>> number this way, but has anyone done this on a large scale basis?
> Read all about 'Hesiod' at a search engine near you. No, not the
> Greek poet... the other hesiod.
Hesiod is interesting, but the Wikipedia article suggests its used for
small local networks. I'm thinking of globally DNS-casting data.
> Kent, CT11 9PW
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