Dig 9.9.1 AD-bit

Jeremy C. Reed jreed at isc.org
Fri Aug 3 01:43:16 UTC 2012

On Thu, 2 Aug 2012, Marco Davids (SIDN) wrote:

> Dig 9.9.1 is setting the AD-bit in queries by default.
> Does anyone know why?

3205.   [func]          Upgrade dig's defaults to better reflect modern
                        nameserver behaviour.  Enable "dig +adflag" and
                        "dig +edns=0" by default.  Enable "+dnssec" when
                        running "dig +trace". [RT #23497]

> Took me a while to figure out, among other things because Wireshark has
> a little bug that prevents the AD-bit being shown in queries.
> (reported as bug 2472 and 7555 on https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/)

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