[question] new bind option "max-recursion-depth"

Barry Margolin barmar at alum.mit.edu
Wed Dec 17 08:32:30 UTC 2014

In article <mailman.1295.1418796967.26362.bind-users at lists.isc.org>,
 Evan Hunt <each at isc.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 01:30:35PM +0900, Techs_Maru wrote:
> > However,
> > if the value of the default "7" would be the value that was created
> > based on the world data ?
> > ( Also for the default value of "max-recursion-queries 50;" )
> I haven't personally seen any real world queries go more than 4
> levels deep, but I wouldn't be surprised if there are a were domains
> out there that do.  7 seemed like a safe upper limit.

Didn't someone post a problem they were having a few days ago because of 
a chain of Akamai CNAMEs that exceeded the limit?

Barry Margolin
Arlington, MA

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