Re: [DNSOP] Further ANAME minimization /\ Ray convergence

Ray Bellis <ray@bellis.me.uk> Wed, 07 November 2018 21:30 UTC

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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] Further ANAME minimization /\ Ray convergence
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On 08/11/2018 04:13, Tim Wicinski wrote:

> I can't stress this enough - when you see ALIAS records at zone cuts
>  that point to a database server, already, then we've missed the
> "server specific" ball.

This sounds like it ought to be a very unusual configuration.

Even with a zone cut, couldn't those DB servers have been addressed as 
'db.<domain>' instead?

> And can someone show a significant number of SRV examples outside of
> SIP and some gaming servers?

Kerberos and AD both use SRV records.  Bonjour uses SRV extensively.

Either way, SRV is only one of three different ways that services are 
differentiated (per 5507).

Ray