Link Local Multicast Name Resolution
bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Thu Apr 27 14:39:43 UTC 2006
On Thu, Apr 27, 2006 at 09:13:01AM -0500,
Barry Finkel <b19141 at achilles.ctd.anl.gov> wrote
a message of 15 lines which said:
> >LLMNR supports all current and future DNS formats, types and
> >classes, while operating on a separate port from DNS, and with a
> >distinct resolver cache.
> "supports all ... future DNS formats"? Does it have a crystal ball?
Not at all. It uses a technique which is very common in computer
science and which is called "indirection". LLMNR uses the same packet
format as the DNS. Therefore, every legal DNS class or type is a legal
LLMNR class or type.
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