[Ssr2-review] potentially relevant nanog thread 'dns flag day'
kc at caida.org
Fri Jan 25 22:30:47 UTC 2019
(colleague pointed me at this today,
entire thread at
still going on, e.g.,
----- Forwarded message from Brian Kantor <Brian at ampr.org> -----
> Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 16:10:38 -0800
> From: Brian Kantor <Brian at ampr.org>
> To: nanog at nanog.org
> Subject: DNS Flag Day, Friday, Feb 1st, 2019
> Quoting from the web site at https://dnsflagday.net/
> What is happening?
> The current DNS is unnecessarily slow and suffers from inability
> to deploy new features. To remediate these problems, vendors of
> DNS software and also big public DNS providers are going to
> remove certain workarounds on February 1st, 2019.
> This change affects only sites which operate software which is
> not following published standards. Are you affected?
> On that web page, there is a Domain Owner's test. You can enter
> a domain name and click 'test' and shortly receive a report of
> what was found regarding your domain's DNS servers.
> I somehow managed to miss the announcement of this upcoming event,
> even though I read this mailing list fairly closely. Perhaps it
> was announced somewhere else instead. I think it needs to be
> mentioned here if it hasn't already been.
> - Brian
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