DNSSEC and SSL

Curtis Maurand cmaurand at xyonet.com
Mon Aug 23 10:03:56 CDT 2010


  On 8/22/2010 3:57 PM, Mans Nilsson wrote:
>   a DNSSEC capable stub resolver not in the cards?
> The best option today is to run a full-service resolver on the host;
> which is a tad heavy for most desktops, not to speak about the cache
> misses that would cause root server system load. The latter of course
> can be avoided by setting forwarders.
>
> OTOH: A thicker stub resolver does indeed exist; lwresd in the BIND
> suite. Calling it from applications does however mean using new API
> calls; since the traditional resolver API is oblivious to DNSSEC.
>
PowerDNS resolver.  Very fast, very light.

--Curtis




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