[dns-operations] Some DNSSEC trivia

Florian Weimer fweimer at bfk.de
Tue Jan 8 09:44:40 UTC 2008

* Stephane Bortzmeyer:

> 2) The tests for the root name servers you use are done *only* if the
> name server is recursive, as seen from the world (a bad practice,
> anyway). So, if you follow the Good Common Practices, you have
> separate authoritative servers and recursive servers and AFNIC only
> will test the authoritative ones, you can do anything you want with
> the recursive ones.

Or you can simply disable recursion, and you can serve whatever root
you want.  For instance, the name servers for debt.fr appear to have
wildcard NS and A RRs at the root.

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