cache server with authoritative answer
barmar at alum.mit.edu
Sat Jan 29 16:21:19 UTC 2011
In article <mailman.1566.1296284011.555.bind-users at lists.isc.org>,
pyh at mail.nsbeta.info wrote:
> The book "Pro DNS and BIND" says:
> If the caching server obtains its data directly from an authoritative DNS,
> then it too will respond as authoritative. Ohterwise, if the data is
> supplied from its cache, the response is nonauthoritative.
> So this means even for a cache only server it can answer with authoritative
> response? I have been thinking the cache only server shouldn't do this.
BIND 4 worked this way, but I think it was changed in BIND 8.
Barry Margolin, barmar at alum.mit.edu
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