[dns-operations] EDNS issue

George Barwood george.barwood at blueyonder.co.uk
Fri Feb 25 08:22:48 UTC 2011

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mark Andrews" <marka at isc.org>
To: <frnkblk at iname.com>
Cc: <dns-operations at dns-oarc.net>
Sent: Friday, February 25, 2011 1:26 AM
Subject: Re: [dns-operations] EDNS issue

> In message <006d01cbd482$d54e5a30$7feb0e90$@iname.com>, "Frank Bulk" writes:
>> Our ISP helpdesk has been receiving a lot of complaints about their
>> inability to check the weather weather.gov, specifically,
>> forecast.weather.gov.  Some digs showed that queries were failing, and my
>> BIND logs show the same:
> Make sure you can receive fragmented UDP responses.  The servers
> are sending good reponses.

Can you clarify why end users were complaining?
Doesn't BIND time out quickly enough if fragmented packets get lost?
I was under the impression that the result would be reduced performance rather than failure.

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