BIND 9.9.0 is now available

Bill Owens owens at
Fri Mar 2 13:43:10 UTC 2012

On Fri, Mar 02, 2012 at 11:13:06AM +0100, Matus UHLAR - fantomas wrote:
> On 29.02.12 17:53, Michael McNally wrote:
> >  NXDOMAIN redirection is now possible. This enables a resolver
> >  to respond to a client with locally-configured information
> >  when a query would otherwise have gotten an answer of "no
> >  such domain". This allows a recursive nameserver to provide
> >  alternate suggestions for misspelled domain names.  Note that
> >  names that are in DNSSEC-signed domains are exempted from
> >  this when validation is in use. [RT #23146]
> just by signing? so I can spare all our domains from being misused by 
> such shit just by signing them?

That's one half of it; the queries also need to request DNSSEC (EDNS DO=1). One or the other, by itself, isn't enough. This applies to both NXDOMAIN rewriting and RPZ, as of 9.9.0 (the RPZ behavior changed during the 9.9.0 development process).


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