netiquette & zone transfers
bmanning at ISI.EDU
Fri Mar 24 08:54:22 UTC 2000
% There are often good reasons to transfer a zone.
% 1. You have old resolvers which don't support search and you
% are below the zone you are transfering.
% 2. You are debugging a problem.
% As for the legality. The DNS is a public database, as long
% as you a willing to hand out answers for individual queries
% in the zones involved you would have an uphill battle to prove
% anything illegal.
3. The DNS won't work w/o zone transfers. (but xfer isn't the only
way to do it).
And Mark's comments wrt legality, The DNS is a _hostile_ public
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