[ratelimits] Upwards referrals Re: error in amplification attack

P Vixie paul at redbarn.org
Wed Nov 14 20:49:36 UTC 2012

That's what I meant. Thanks ed.

Edward Lewis <Ed.Lewis at neustar.biz> wrote:

>At 11:22 +0000 11/14/12, Tony Finch wrote:
>>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
>>1034 section 4.3.2 (except if the server is authoritative-only).
>Not a protocol-error but an error-in-the-protocol.  (Referring, no 
>pun intended, to the root-referral message used to indicate a server 
>is lame.)
>Edward Lewis
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