[dns-operations] NXDOMAIN status, with answers?

Vladimír Čunát vladimir.cunat at nic.cz
Mon Feb 8 14:33:24 UTC 2021


On 2/8/21 3:00 PM, Anthony Lieuallen via dns-operations wrote:
> Is this (NXDOMAIN status, but CNAME and RRSIG in the answer) valid, 
> per the spec

In case of a CNAME chain, the RCODE refers to the end of the chain (i.e. 
past the last present CNAME).  All CNAMEs in the ANSWER section are 
implied to be NOERROR.  A common example is SERVFAIL, too.


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