About root zones

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at fantomas.sk
Wed Dec 21 14:35:15 UTC 2011

>>>> On 20.12.11 17:37, Peter Andreev wrote:
>>>>> Whether it means that without hint zone named still can perform
>>>>> iterative lookups for its internal purposes?

On 21.12.11 13:05, Peter Andreev wrote:
>Well, we run a bunch of authoritative-only slave servers and obviously
>they don't have to perform any kind of lookups.

If they don't have to, they won't.

>Some time ago user complained that one of these slave servers
>responses with wrong data. My colleague tried to investigate this
>issue, but without any success. Just in case we disabled

Disabling recursion should do the same afaik. However, disabling 
additional-from-cache is OK and afaik disabled by default.

>That's why any sort of internal lookups looks very suspicious for me.

server needs to resolve names if it's supposed to send NOTIFY messages.

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