[ratelimits] error in amplification attack

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Wed Nov 14 11:22:49 UTC 2012

P Vixie <paul at redbarn.org> wrote:

> An upward delegation is actually a protocol error

Gosh, really? It seems to be required by the name server algorithm in RFC
1034 section 4.3.2 (except if the server is authoritative-only).

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