[dns-operations] Cname errors?

Brett Frankenberger rbf+dns-operations at panix.com
Tue Sep 29 15:30:12 UTC 2015

On Tue, Sep 29, 2015 at 01:21:18PM +1000, Mark Andrews wrote:
> In message <CAPnMbcyNGXjP8fuH1eWfQKaz9YafAbVK1ZdMTidzMqKbo+1AeQ at mail.gmail.com>
> , Andrew Boling writes:
> > 
> > Pardon - I'm tired and I misread that as a log message from an
> > authoritative server. Your log messages are an indicator of the behavior I
> > was mentioning.
> > 
> > A quick glance through the BIND ARM doesn't yield any results on disabling
> > the nameserver skipping behavior. Even if you were to instruct your server
> > to relax this policy, it wouldn't stop the rest of the internet from
> > rejecting those nameservers when the glue expires. The operators need to
> > fix the zone.
> You can't disable the skipping, only the logging.  You also can't
> make NS pointing to CNAME records work in the general case.  Because
> of this named refuses to follow CNAME records.

For clarity, the new behavior (or new default, as the case may be) with
the upgrade is the logging, and the regusal to follow is not new?

     -- Brett

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