[dns-operations] Should medium-sized companies run their own recursive resolver?

Jared Mauch jared at puck.nether.net
Mon Oct 14 16:54:06 UTC 2013

I'll say no. They don't have resources to deal with 98 angry users when DNS fails. Using OpenDNS or the ISP is likely the best choice. Most large ISP dns servers are good. 

Jared Mauch

> On Oct 14, 2013, at 7:08 PM, Paul Hoffman <paul.hoffman at vpnc.org> wrote:
> A fictitious 100-person company has an IT staff of 2 who have average IT talents. They run some local servers, and they have adequate connectivity for the company's offices through an average large ISP.
> Should that company run its own recursive resolver for its employees, or should it continue to rely on its ISP?
> --Paul Hoffman
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