[dns-operations] Missing .us and GTLD records??
marka at isc.org
Sun May 23 22:46:01 UTC 2010
In message <4BF8789A.5030502 at dougbarton.us>, Doug Barton writes:
> On 5/20/2010 11:07 PM, bert hubert wrote:
> > It might be a grand idea to automatically switch on IPv6 for outgoing
> > queries if root-priming succeeds over V6.
> > And perhaps switch IPv6 off again if none of the roots is reachable over
> > IPv6.
> > Or perhaps I'm inventing the wheel here ;-)
> > Would this make sense (operationally?).
> I would not want to see this happen automatically, no. And that's not an anti
> -IPv6 bias, that's a "don't do ANYTHING that changes the operational configur
> ation of the name server automatically" bias.
> OTOH, what WOULD be useful (and in fact I with BIND did this too) is if the s
> erver thinks it SHOULD have v6 connectivity, but it doesn't, it should issue
> a loud, and perhaps even repeated warning in the logs, preferably with a sugg
> estion for a remediation strategy.
> For example, the default FreeBSD kernel comes with IPv6 networking bits compi
> led in, although the default configuration (interfaces, routing, etc.) has it
> disabled. For some of our users they have problems with named trying IPv6, t
> iming out, then moving to IPv4. What we suggest to them is to add the -4 opti
> on to named's flags, but that usually only happens after drama + sending ques
> tions to mailing lists, etc.
Which really hasn't been a problem in years.
>From BIND 9.2.5
1773. [bug] Fast retry on host / net unreachable. [RT #13153]
-rw-r--r-- 1 marka wheel 41393 Mar 10 2005 9.2.5
-rw-r--r-- 1 marka wheel 4504389 Mar 10 2005 bind-9.2.5.tar.gz
-rw-r--r-- 1 marka wheel 186 Mar 10 2005 bind-9.2.5.tar.gz.asc
> ... and that's just a little bit of history repeating.
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