Re: [DNSOP] Fundamental ANAME problems

"John R Levine" <johnl@taugh.com> Sat, 03 November 2018 01:42 UTC

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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] Fundamental ANAME problems
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> Subject: Re: [DNSOP] Fundamental ANAME problems Date: Fri, Nov 02, 2018 at 04:03:50PM +0800 Quoting John R Levine (johnl@taugh.com):
>
>> I'll defer to other people, but it seems to me that anything that depends on
>> recursive DNS servers being updated isn't a realistic solution.  We're still
>> waiting for DNSSEC, after all.
>
> Be as pessimistic as you like, but in Sweden, more than 80% of the ISP
> resolvers validate. The DNS can change, at a sometimes glacial speed,
> but it does change.

Sure, but DNSSEC addresses a huge security problem, and it's taken a 
decade to get fairly wide adoption.  ANAME basically works around a 
configuration mistake.  If we can't solve it in the servers with the 
configuration problems, it's not worth solving.


Regards,
John Levine, johnl@taugh.com, Taughannock Networks, Trumansburg NY
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