[dns-operations] What would it take...
marka at isc.org
Wed Mar 11 07:27:47 UTC 2015
In message <54FFE769.4020000 at pletterpet.nl>, Matthijs Mekking writes:
> On 11-03-15 05:39, Mark Andrews wrote:
> >>>> 2) Authoritative servers don't launch queries.
> >>> Has NEVER been true. SOA/IXFR queries are done regularly by
> >>> authoritative servers. For over the last decade queries for
> >>> nameserver addresses have been done for NOTIFY.
> >> Okay, but, the queries are sent to IP addresses held in configurations or
> >> in authoritative data, not relying on what is learned at sea. They
> >> certainly don't iterate.
> > Yes, they do iterate and have done for over 15 years now. Just
> > because you havn't noticed that they do this doesn't mean that it
> > is not been being done.
> BIND9 perhaps, but certainly not all authoritative servers do that.
I didn't say all authoritative servers. The claim was that authoritative
servers don't iterate. That claim is not correct.
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