nsec3 opt-out confusion (bug report)

Chris Thompson cet1 at cam.ac.uk
Tue Apr 1 15:09:05 UTC 2014

On Apr 1 2014, Klaus Darilion wrote:

>Nevertheless, it seems there are still two bugs:
>1. The NSEC3 chain is not properly cleared when switching from 
>non-opt-out to opt-out
>2. The NSEC3PARAM record always has the opt-out flag clear, even if 
>opt-out is activated.

That last, at least, is not a bug. It is mandated by RFC 5155 - see
section 4.1.2.

This was really nic.at (and not example.com), wasn't it? Your domain
obfustication was half-hearted! I tried looking at it, but things
were changing too fast for me to get consistent results...

Chris Thompson
Email: cet1 at cam.ac.uk

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