[dns-operations] DNS Violations (Was: Hall of DNS Shame (?))

Ondřej Surý ondrej.sury at nic.cz
Mon Jan 30 15:14:55 UTC 2017

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> From: "jv" <jv at fcelda.cz>
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> Subject: Re: [dns-operations] DNS Violations (Was: Hall of DNS Shame (?))

>> So both combined (textual + dnstap) might work the best.
> Agreed.
>> still have no idea how that could be used for automated testing unless we start
>> editing those dnstap files to have a "correct" response from those servers. But
>> any ideas are welcomed.
> I have one idea. Most (all) of the violations are query-response
> pairs. So for instance, if you want to test if Knot Resolves is able
> to cope with the malformed responses, you can translate the .dnstap
> files to Deckard's .rpl templates. I believe this could be already
> done (semi-)automatically by a script.

I am not sure how useful this is - the ultimate goal is to fix
the standard-violating software, and not to add more workarounds
to DNS Resolvers, right?

Writing a deckard test case for each violation - mostly for authoritative
servers seems like a waste of time.

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