separation of authoritative and recursive functions on internal networks

Reindl Harald h.reindl at
Mon Feb 8 00:45:32 UTC 2016

Am 08.02.2016 um 01:35 schrieb Grant Taylor:
> On 02/07/2016 04:55 PM, Mark Andrews wrote:
>> .local doesn't have servers.
> Um....
> Please forgive me while I look at many Small Business Server / poorly
> configured networks.
> That being said, I'll give you that it's not an official TLD.  (Last I
> looked.)

it is and has a special purpose

>> Home zones generally aren't delegated to so there isn't a need for
>> seperation of rolls.  Even if they are delegated to the home server
>> is more likely to be a stealth master so it won't be in the NS
>> RRset.  And as with almost all rules there are exceptions.
> *nod*
> Hence my question about how / where SOHO recursive / authoritative
> servers fall into the rule ~> exception

when you have only internal servers not directly reachable from the 
internet the is no reason that the authoritative nameserver for your 
internal domains is not at the same time the recursive caching server

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