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Re: g.root-servers.net returns NXDOMAIN for com.
Michael Shields writes: > >In article <[email protected]>, >Mark Milhollan <[email protected]> wrote: >> >> This is why BIND 8 has the bogus characteristic, or why one may need to >> edit their root hint file. Too bad both require a reload/restart. > >As well as manual configuration at every resolver on earth. I don't >think that's a scalable solution. The root servers need to work. Neither do I believe it is scalable, but it's what BIND has available. More to the point, the reason for the bogus characteristic, as I read the documentation, is that without it it's impossible to correct this kind of situation -- scalable or not -- if a nameserver's operation cannot be corrected.