[dns-operations] Cloudflare Rose and Rick in .com authoritative Nameserver

Vladimír Čunát vladimir.cunat+ietf at nic.cz
Mon Apr 20 12:51:15 UTC 2020


On 4/20/20 12:24 PM, Raffaele Sommese wrote:
> So, why these records are in the .com authoritative server? Is it
> optimization for Cloudflare?

Let me add resolver point of view.

As noted, these records are not required but are in bailiwick of .com,
so it's reasonable to trust their value and speed up resolution that
way.  I believe there's nothing CloudFlare-specific in there.  (For
example, Knot Resolver trusts these by default.)

--Vladimir



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