[dns-operations] Link-local IP addresses for a resolver?

Fernando Gont fgont at si6networks.com
Mon Sep 9 21:00:05 UTC 2019

On 9/9/19 17:52, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
> Informal survey: do you know an ISP (preferably a big one with a lot
> of various clients) which advertises a DNS resolver with an IPv6
> link-local address?
> In France, Orange is doing that (with RA announces) and it seems to me
> a bit risky (since some clients may forget to keep track of the scope,
> the network interface where the advertisment was received). Are there
> other ISP doing it?

The home router (that also does dhcpv6-pd) announces itself as a
recursive resolver? Or what?

FWIW, I do agree it is tricky. And likely to cause trouble.

Fernando Gont
SI6 Networks
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