Does BIND supports ANAME RR

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at
Mon Aug 9 12:20:50 UTC 2021

>> On Sat, Aug 07, 2021 at 11:05:51PM +0530, Gaurav Kansal wrote:
>> > I need the help in figuring out whether BIND supports ANAME ? If yes,
>> > then from which version on wards ?

>> No, it doesn't. The effort to standardize ANAME stalled, and I doubt
>> it'll be coming back.
>> The new HTTPS and SVCB records look like a better approach anyway.
>> BIND will have support for those pretty soon.

On 09.08.21 13:55, Klaus Darilion via bind-users wrote:
>But honestly SVCB will not solve the ANAME problem.  I will take years
> until all resolvers/client would support SVCB whereas ANAME would be
> implemented in the authoritative name server

recursive - authoritative server is not there to resolve remote hostnames, if
it doesn't provide recursion.
(well, it COULD try to resolve just as it resolves NS IPS for sending
notifies, but that's different). 

resolving on authoritative server could in fact help, and wouldn't need protocol
change at all, but the problem above is crucial (what would you do in case
of failure? refuse whole zone?)

> and hence would work for
> every client/resolver as client/resolver never sees the ANAME but only the
> A/AAAA record.

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