[dns-operations] Shameless plug for our Zonecheck software (Was: af.mil DNS issue

John Payne john at sackheads.org
Mon Jul 3 19:44:51 UTC 2006

On Jul 3, 2006, at 3:15 PM, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:

> On Fri, Jun 30, 2006 at 05:20:03PM -0400,
>  John Payne <john at sackheads.org> wrote
>  a message of 29 lines which said:
>> - Not running accepting TCP queries is marked as an failure
> My personal opinion is that we could relax this test. The actual need
> is not to run TCP, it is to accept large replies. So, replacing "TCP
> mandatory" by "(TCP or EDNS0) mandatory" would suit me.
> Of course, it does not solve the case of clients with no EDNS0
> support...

"accept large replies" is irrelevant to an authorative-only server

As an authorative-only server, if I _KNOW_ I will never send large  
replies to a query, why do I have to support TCP or EDNS0?

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