[dns-operations] SUMMARY: Name server turning off RD bit in response - just curious

Peter Koch pk at DENIC.DE
Fri Aug 17 11:29:33 UTC 2012

On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 01:11:09PM +0200, Faasen, Craig wrote:
> Thanks to everyone who responded to the question: "any idea why a name server would want to change the RD bit ?"
> Consensus is that there is no particular reason and that clients should not care about the RD bit in responses.

the discussion was inconclusive and in any case, anybody energetic
enough should take this to the (winding down ;-) IETF DNSEXT WG
for clarification.


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