[dns-operations] New DNS testing tool: Check My DNS (in development)

Mark Andrews marka at isc.org
Sun Oct 9 21:56:47 UTC 2016

In message <14e1c5a4-e690-8be1-5e09-a53b85ae42bc at dns-oarc.net>, =?UTF-8?Q?Jerry
_Lundstr=c3=b6m?= writes:
> Hi all,
> Check My DNS [1] is a continuation of all the DNS testers that we
> already have at DNS-OARC [2].  Since the testers share design,
> implementation and/or code this project aims to combine them all and
> support new tests with a specific framework for testing the resolver
> side of DNS.
>     https://cmdns.dev.dns-oarc.net/
> As a start we now have tests for QNAME Minimization, DNSSEC, TCP and
> IPv6 Connectivity with future plans to add tests for DANE/TLSA, Reply
> Size, Port and DNS Entropy.  Beside these tests we also detect if the
> resolvers are using TLS, TCP or UDP and IPv4 or IPv6.

Can we have EDNS support.

Can we have EDNS compliance checks. 

Can we have AD bit compliance.

Can we have Z bit compliance.
> The framework is made up of 3 parts, a homegrown DNS server, a REST API
> and a web application running JavaScript code that can do post-test
> analysis of the results and display the results in a modern way.
> The DNS server has the capability to generate unique/never-seen-before
> zones that can be delegated and spread out over an IP range.  These
> zones are then queried by the browser in order to use the clients
> resolvers and all queries and results are stored for retrieval from the
> Happy testing!
> Cheers,
> Jerry
> [1] https://www.dns-oarc.net/oarc/services/cmdns
> [2] https://www.dns-oarc.net/oarc/services/dnsentropy
>     https://www.dns-oarc.net/oarc/services/porttest
>     https://www.dns-oarc.net/oarc/services/replysizetest
>     https://www.dns-oarc.net/oarc/dane
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