[dns-operations] CloudFlare policy on ANY records changing

Mark E. Jeftovic markjr at easydns.com
Fri Mar 6 16:10:25 UTC 2015

IIRC UltraDNS/Neustar did this some time ago as well, but it looks as if
they have reinstated it.

You may want to ask them how that played out.

- mark

Olafur Gudmundsson wrote:
>> On Mar 6, 2015, at 10:48 AM, Casey Deccio <casey at deccio.net
>> <mailto: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/
>>     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.
> Olafur
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