[dns-operations] Capturing Traffic

Rubens Kuhl rubensk at nic.br
Mon Feb 25 17:46:42 UTC 2013

If you get a Google cluster to be installed in your network, could become local without the need for hijacking... but civilized way to deal with this is talk to customer about the issues that using a far-away DNS server will have. 


Em 25/02/2013, às 14:26:000, Graham Beneke escreveu:

> I discovered the other day that a large customer of $dayjob has decided
> that it is a good idea to outsource the LAN support for their head
> office and NOC to a mom-and-pop IT shop. While I question the wisdom in
> that, I was far more concerned by the fact that this mom-and-pop shop
> had configured Google Public DNS as the resolver for everything on their
> LAN.
> Now on my corner of the planet Google DNS is 190ms away. Never mind the
> mess we have with all the CDNs mapping their traffic to a different
> continent.
> So what are you thoughts on capturing these queries and answering them
> on local resolvers that are <10ms away?
> The folks at Google are certainly not going to encourage us to spoof
> responses from their servers but are there any other potential pitfalls
> with doing this to save the customers from themselves?
> -- 
> Graham Beneke
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