Re: [DNSOP] BULK RR as optional feature

Tony Finch <dot@dotat.at> Wed, 29 March 2017 11:46 UTC

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From: Tony Finch <dot@dotat.at>
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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] BULK RR as optional feature
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Another possibly-crazy thought ...

Should BULK be allocated from the metatype range, 128-255? The idea being
that this would cause the zone xfer to be rejected by servers that don't
understand it.

... but, from looking at BIND's code (I didn't test it) I think this idea
wouldn't actually work in practice because BIND only rejects xfers
containing explicitly-known metatypes - it treats most of 128-255 as
unknown.

Tony.
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