[dns-operations] CloudFlare policy on ANY records changing

Olafur Gudmundsson ogud at ogud.com
Fri Mar 6 16:02:09 UTC 2015

> On Mar 6, 2015, at 10:48 AM, Casey Deccio <casey at deccio.net> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 6, 2015 at 10:05 AM, Olafur Gudmundsson <ogud at ogud.com <mailto:ogud at ogud.com>> wrote:
> We will be depreciating support for ANY queries and return NOTIMP in the near future 
> https://blog.cloudflare.com/deprecating-dns-any-meta-query-type/ <https://blog.cloudflare.com/deprecating-dns-any-meta-query-type/>
> ID proposing this behavior will be forthcoming 
> Be prepared...  Less than two years ago a prominent DNS service began denying ANY queries for a previous employer's domain, and some (important) emails were not delivered.  Historical measurements will help quantify potential issues, but certainly those are not comprehensive, and like anything, there will be breakage.
> I'm not suggesting it's not the right direction, but the change seems somewhat abrupt, and might result in some undesirable near-term effects.  Community support and publicity could help mitigate issues.
> Best regards,
> Casey

By announcing this we are hoping that anyone running un-patched qmail will fix it.


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