About root zones

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at fantomas.sk
Wed Dec 21 15:32:11 UTC 2011

>2011/12/21 Matus UHLAR - fantomas <uhlar at fantomas.sk>:
>> Disabling recursion should do the same afaik. However, disabling
>> additional-from-cache is OK and afaik disabled by default.

On 21.12.11 19:21, Peter Andreev wrote:
>No, it is enabled by default.

>> server needs to resolve names if it's supposed to send NOTIFY messages.
>All these servers are slaves. They don't send notifies.

they do, unless you have turned it off...

>So while I'm really confused about described issue, I'd like to not
>speculate on it, because it happened only once.
>What I don't like at all is the impossibility to disable these

Do you think if server needed to resolve something, and you would disable 
it, it would work better? I think just the oposite. If a server does 
lookups only when needed, then disabling required lookups would make 
it not working.

>Ok, may be I'm a paranoid and worrying about trifles, but news about
>compiled in hints astonished me.

since it only happened once and you weren't able to find out what 
really happened (did you at least make sure your customer is right?), 
it should not be an issue to care about this much...
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