[dns-operations] A interesting result to a AAAA query

Edward Lewis Ed.Lewis at neustar.biz
Tue Nov 17 17:36:08 UTC 2009

At 16:40 +0000 11/17/09, Paul Vixie wrote:
>>  Date: Tue, 17 Nov 2009 08:51:27 -0500
>>  From: Edward Lewis <Ed.Lewis at neustar.biz>
>>  >A modern resolver will scrub the spurious A records, as they don't match
>>  >type, and will subsequently query for:
>>  Then, oddly, this seems to having the seemingly desired effect. ;)
>we're hearing reports that people running non-modern resolvers (BIND9 V9.2)
>are seeing failures rather than background scrubbing.  of course, BIND9 V9.2
>is well past it's use-by date and should not be used for many other reasons.

Ah, so yet another desired yet unintended side-effect...;)
Edward Lewis
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