North American Network Operators Group|
Date Prev | Date Next | Date Index | Thread Index | Author Index | Historical
Re: Great Suggestion for the DNS problem...?
On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 12:35:30PM -0700, Tomas L. Byrnes wrote: > As you pointed out, the protocol, if properly implemented, addresses > this. > > There should always be Glue (A records for the NS) in a delegation. RFC > 1034 even specifies this: > > 4.2.2 <snip> > As the last installation step, the delegation NS RRs and glue RRs > necessary to make the delegation effective should be added to the parent > zone. The administrators of both zones should insure that the NS and > glue RRs which mark both sides of the cut are consistent and remain so. > </snip> A probably important distinction: That's not the protocol, that's the specified implementation framework of the protocol. In general, DNS still works if you screw that up, which is why it's so often screwed up. Cheers, -- jra -- Jay R. Ashworth Baylink jra@xxxxxxxxxxx Designer The Things I Think RFC 2100 Ashworth & Associates http://baylink.pitas.com '87 e24 St Petersburg FL USA http://photo.imageinc.us +1 727 647 1274 Those who cast the vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything. -- (Josef Stalin)