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

John Payne john at sackheads.org
Mon Jul 3 20:41:53 UTC 2006

On Jul 3, 2006, at 4:19 PM, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 03, 2006 at 03:44:51PM -0400,
>  John Payne <john at sackheads.org> wrote
>  a message of 20 lines which said:
>> "accept large replies" is irrelevant to an authorative-only server
> Yes, I meant "able to send large replies", sorry.
>> 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?
> Do you mean that *all* the sysadmins who manage no-TCP nameservers
> performed a analysis of the data they send? And decided then can
> safely ignore TCP?
> Specially since, in many cases, they are pure hosters and they serve
> zones managed (and populated) by clients?

No.  However, I do not think you should be "punishing" people who  
know exactly what they're doing because some people out there don't.

That applies to both zone checking scripts (issue a warning, not an  
error!) and registries.

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