[dns-operations] solutions for DDoS mitigation of DNS

Jim Reid jim at rfc1035.com
Thu Apr 2 10:22:21 UTC 2020

> On 2 Apr 2020, at 11:10, Davey Song <songlinjian at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm very confused that why people on the list are suggesting RRL (even BCP38) to the victim of DoS attack? If I remember correctly, the goal of both RRL and BCP38 is to reduce the chance of participating the attack as a innocent helper.

RRL won’t help with the volume of incoming queries. It will however reduce the volume of outgoing responses which may well be DoS’ing another innocent victim.

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