[dns-operations] CloudFlare policy on ANY records changing

Edward Lewis edward.lewis at icann.org
Fri Mar 6 16:31:01 UTC 2015

On 3/6/15, 11:11, "Paul Wouters" <paul at cypherpunks.ca> wrote:

>On Fri, 6 Mar 2015, Olafur Gudmundsson 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
>Can't you wait for eastlake cookies and only allow it on source address
>verified queries (TCP or a send an eastlake cookie) ?
>That would cause less breakage.

Would not address this, quoting their blog post:

"Attempting to handle ANY queries creates enormous complexity in our DNS
server code base. It's almost impossible to generate a proper response,
anyway. Consider load-balancing, geoip, CNAME flattening features, and
on-the-fly answer generation."

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