Re: [DNSOP] New draft for ALIAS/ANAME type

"John Levine" <johnl@taugh.com> Mon, 03 April 2017 19:12 UTC

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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] New draft for ALIAS/ANAME type
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In article <alpine.DEB.2.11.1704031257160.13590@grey.csi.cam.ac.uk> you write:
>So I think my conclusion is that ALIAS is both unnecessary and unhelpful
>for RRtypes other than A and AAAA.

Depends.  If you allow what I described, shadowing records from a
server that thinks it's authoritative from the zone but isn't, it's
definitely useful for MX, possibly for others.

R's,
John