NOAA.GOV domain not working

Scott Morizot tmorizot at
Tue Sep 19 13:12:49 UTC 2017


On Mon, Sep 18, 2017 at 8:58 PM, Mark Andrews <marka at> wrote:

> We really should make all the root and TLD servers return maximal
> EDNS answers (pad to the advertised EDNS UDP size).  This would
> create a little short term pain by exposing all the broken firewalls
> which would then get fixed or the nameserver would be reconfigured
> to advertise a smaller EDNS buffer size.  At the moment we have
> people stumbling over the odd zone that returns large responses.
> Root and TLD operators do everyone a disservice by trying to reduce
> UDP response sizes to fit into a single ethernet frame.  It just
> hides the problem cause by bad firewall configuration.
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