[dns-operations] annoying DDoS attack on ns0.rfc1035.com

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Sun Jun 10 11:54:16 UTC 2012

On Sun, Jun 10, 2012 at 11:05:19AM +0100,
 Paul J. Smith <pjsmith at mtgsy.net> wrote 
 a message of 38 lines which said:

> You need to respond to ANY's if you want mail delivery to your
> domains.  There are some popular mail servers out there that don't
> send MX requests, only ANY to find out where to deliver email to.

Only djbware. And, as mentioned by others, there is zero chance to
have djb modifies his broken software.

> Rate limiting is the way to go 

I agree.

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