[dns-operations] about NXDOMAIN under the TLD .ws
bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Tue Mar 22 09:23:22 UTC 2016
On Tue, Mar 22, 2016 at 08:50:00AM +0000,
张在峰 <zhangzaifeng at 360.cn> wrote
a message of 163 lines which said:
> Why .ws don’t reply NXDOMAIN for non-existent domains, but return a
> valid A record which rdata is 18.104.22.168?
Because there is a wildcard in .ws :
% dig @ns2.dns.ws \*.ws
;; ANSWER SECTION:
*.ws. 300 IN A 22.214.171.124
Wildcards are described in RFC 1034, section 4.3.3.
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