Bare TLD resolutions

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Wed Sep 17 21:56:14 UTC 2014


On Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:48:58 -0400, Jay Ashworth said:

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

NXDOMAIN means "There are no records of *any* type at that node".

NOERROR means "There are no records of *that* type at that node (but the
node exists and there may be records of other types if you ask for them)".

The distinction is important.

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 848 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <http://mailman.nanog.org/pipermail/nanog/attachments/20140917/25830263/attachment.pgp>


More information about the NANOG mailing list