System Resolver Test App?
marka at isc.org
Thu Nov 12 21:43:03 UTC 2009
In message <barmar-BDCC7D.13375312112009 at news.eternal-september.org>, Barry Margolin writes:
> In article <mailman.975.1258042302.14796.bind-users at lists.isc.org>,
> "david at from525.com" <david at from525.com> wrote:
> > I have confirmed the issue with the Citrix Netscaler and AAAA records which
> > is documented at the link bellow. Thanks for everyone's help figuring this
> > out.
> > http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX117947
> That article was obviously written by someone who knows little of DNS,
> and also I doubt that English is his native language. Notice this
> sentence from the Engineering Analysis:
> When the engineers queried the BIND LDNS server for Authentication,
> Authorization, Accounting and Auditing (AAAA or quad A) record, the GSLB
> NetScaler appliance returned a response with root hint records and the
> bind returned the SERVFAIL response.
> Do they really think that the AAAA record type is an abbreviation for
> that? It's just Address Address Address Address -- IPv6 addresses are
> 4x the length of IPv4 addresses.
It's obviously gone from the engineer who just used SOA and AAAA
to a publisist who looked up SOA and AAAA and just used what he
found rather than verify with the engineer that it was correct.
> Barry Margolin, barmar at alum.mit.edu
> Arlington, MA
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