[dns-operations] DNS software test!
regnauld at nsrc.org
Fri Sep 16 07:35:29 UTC 2011
Stephane Bortzmeyer (bortzmeyer) writes:
> > Testing one tool at a time, on a known dataset would be the
> > way to go for recursion (unbound, bind) and authoritative
> > (bind, nsd).
> For an authoritative name server, I fully agree with you. However, for
> a recursive, it is more complicated: the performances of an isolated
> recursive name server are not interesting, unless you access
> already-cached data.
> I'm not sure we have a nice, sound and realistic methodology to test
> recursive name servers.
Fake root + ensure that you're loading the same data set on a number of
virtual upstream auth servers, with a large number of zones. May not
look very real, but at least you're testing against the same data set
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