nsupdate, semicolon, backslash

Mark Andrews marka at isc.org
Sat Sep 13 08:26:38 UTC 2014

In message <5413D5D9.3000900 at yahoo.fr>, Giuseppe writes:
> Hello Mark,
> If I understood, it's a normal comportement to find backslash in TEXT data.

More that it is escaped.  double quote and back slash must be escaped.
semicolon needs to be escaped if the string isn't quoted.
> In my case, i implement DKIM DNS and in master files I have:
> google._domainkey.test.com. 1800 IN TXT "v=DKIM1\; k=rsa\; p=MIGfMA....
> At this time, it not working. And I was thinking that is the backslash 
> the problème.
> So, I have to do more troubleshooting about this case.
> Thanks for your help
> Zeppi
Mark Andrews, ISC
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