Paul Vixie: Re: [dns-operations] DNS issue accidentally leaked?

Deepak Jain deepak at
Thu Jul 24 20:39:31 UTC 2008

> For one iPhone it reported as having GREAT source port 
> randomness and GREAT transaction ID randomness.  However, despite the 
> test reporting GREAT, the source ports were _definitely_ non-random.

"Proving random" is not easy. Proving random that isn't done by certain 
methods (i.e. certain algorithms or certain sources of entropy) is easier.


More information about the NANOG mailing list