Suboptimal behavior from nsd

Alexis Yushin alexis at
Mon Jan 12 15:09:20 UTC 2004

Once Ted Lindgreen wrote:
>[Quoting Stephane Bortzmeyer, on Jan 12, 14:55, in "Re: Suboptimal behav ..."]
>> On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 02:36:51PM +0100,
>>  Ted Lindgreen <ted at> wrote 
>>  a message of 49 lines which said:
>> > An authoritative-only server should only produce the necessary
>> > glue:  info about in-zone nameservers, and no other Additional
>> > data. 
>> So, BIND is wrong?
>No, BIND is (per default) not an "authoritative-only server".
>BIND is (also) a caching forwarder, and caching forwarders can/may
>give back any RRsets it has properly looked up and successfully
>cached earlier, when it believes such RRsets may to be relevant to
>the requestor (like an A RR to which a CNAME or an MX points).

As long as AA flag is not set on the answer.


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