[dns-operations] Karl Auerbach on adding 'millions' more TLD - what do folks think about the operational impact?

Mark Andrews Mark_Andrews at isc.org
Wed Jan 10 04:24:33 UTC 2007

> On Wed, Jan 10, 2007 at 09:46:03AM +1100, Mark Andrews wrote:
> > I see this as have no real impact on using DNAMEs.  The fix is available
> > and those that want to resolve those name will get the fix.
> Unfortunly you are not right here: The fix is available only on request by a
> certified partner, not via the usual updates services. The fix is explicitly
> marked to not be used in production enviroments.

	Top link when you google "dname site:microsoft.com"

> And you have to know, that a parsing problem might exist, because your
> application only receive "SERVFAIL". After you traced this "response" down
> to a local software glitch, you might find the approbriate knowlegde base
> article which urges you to ask a partner for the fix.

	Bugs happen. Not deploying something because there is a
	bug in one platform is ridiculous especially when there is
	a fix available.
> I wonder if this fix is installed in any other system than ours in the next
> 200km.
> > DNAMEs just generate CNAMEs so the sites are on the air.
> And those are ignored, because they come bundled with a DNAME record, which
> stops the processing of the packet.
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