DNS reply ADDITIONAL SECTION data with MX lookup ?

Lars-Johan Liman liman at sunet.se
Thu Jun 22 09:01:34 UTC 2000


lamont at security.hp.com:
> However, the root nameservers only allow one IP per hostname, which means
> that if you query a registered-but-dual-homed hostname against the roots,
> then you'll get back partial information.  (See palrel1.hp.com when looked
> up against the root servers, vs what you get from an authoritative
> nameserver, for one example.)

I suspect you're mixing things up.

You're not talking about the roots, I assume, but about the TLD
service, specifically those for .com, .net, .org, right?

Furthermore, you're talking about the registration process not
allowing for more addresses per hostname, not the DNS service per se,
I guess.

If not, let me assure you I as a root server operator (and my server
for that matter ;-) don't care how many addresses there are per host,
but the root registry (IANA) might.

				Best regards,
				  /Lars-Johan Liman
				   <hostmaster at i.root-servers.net>
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