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[zonecheck-tests] Re: New test for Zonecheck

From: Stephane D'Alu
Subject: [zonecheck-tests] Re: New test for Zonecheck
Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2003 18:02:37 +0200
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On Tue, Oct 07, 2003 at 05:05:32PM +0200, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 07, 2003 at 05:00:18PM +0200,
>  Marcos Sanz/Denic <address@hidden> wrote 
>  a message of 21 lines which said:
> > You know what new test for zonecheck could be great? Testing if the
> > Answer Section containing the whole NS set of a domain fits into a
> > UDP packet (see IETF's draft-ietf-dnsop-respsize-00). Maybe throwing
> > an error if the Answer Section does not fit and a warning if the
> > Additional Section does not fit.
> On the other end, the use of EDNS0 is a Good Thing (because 512 bytes
> is too small, anyway) and, rather than screaming at domains who have a
> too large answer, we should scream at the client software for not
> requesting EDNS0. (Section 1.2 of the draft you mentions.)

I will see to implement these tests in the next release, 
but they will certainly generate a warning by default (not a fatal error)

PS: could you use the following mailing list to discuss zonecheck tests:


Stephane D'Alu

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