Dig shows wrong ip

JINMEI Tatuya / 神明達哉 jinmei at isc.org
Mon Aug 3 19:36:16 UTC 2009

At 03 Aug 2009 11:52:10 +0100,
Chris Thompson <cet1 at cam.ac.uk> wrote:

> will believe this answer (and cache it). This would only be proper 
> behaviour if the *.gtld-servers.net were slaving (possibly stealth slaving)
> potomacnetworks.com - which of course they aren't, but how is the poor
> recursive nameserver to know that?

By seeing the aa bit of the response.  We're aware of this problem and
have a patch to fix the behavior at the resolver side.  The fix will
(hopefully) appear in next release versions of BIND9.

JINMEI, Tatuya
Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.

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