[dns-operations] Too Open (Was: OpenDNS makes your Internet work better
nsuan at nonexiste.net
Fri Jul 14 04:20:42 UTC 2006
On 7/13/06, brett watson <brett at the-watsons.org> wrote:
> > In the root zone, (I use it
> > as an example since some of the nodes are anycasted) if one server
> > times out, it's no problem for a resolver to go and check another
> > instance of the root, which will most likely be located someplace that
> > isn't malfunctioning.
> by "instance of the root" do you mean "an instance of the same root
> server" or do you mean "another root server"?
Assuming that the resolver was coded in a sane fashion, another root
server; they should all contain the same data.
> why are people arguing about a condition that happened years ago that
> no longer exists?
Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.
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