Bare TLD resolutions

Jay Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Wed Sep 17 21:48:58 UTC 2014


----- Original Message -----
> From: "Andrew Sullivan" <asullivan at dyn.com>

> On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 04:57:52PM -0400, Jay Ashworth wrote:
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > No, I was confusing you for someone who understood -- as everyone else
> > here seems to have -- that I meant "querying for an A, AAAA, or MX record".
> 
> You want to return NXDOMAIN for a name only when the QTYPE is A, AAAA,
> or MX, and not everything else? Presumably you don't want to do
> negative caching?

I want to return NXDOMAIN *because there is no record of that type at that
node*.

That was the underlying point here; I thought that was pretty clear.

Cheers,
-- jra
-- 
Jay R. Ashworth                  Baylink                       jra at baylink.com
Designer                     The Things I Think                       RFC 2100
Ashworth & Associates       http://www.bcp38.info          2000 Land Rover DII
St Petersburg FL USA      BCP38: Ask For It By Name!           +1 727 647 1274


More information about the NANOG mailing list