On Wed, Oct 27, 1999 at 06:08:55PM +1300, Don Stokes wrote:
I think this needs a little more explaining. I can
registrars would have ample reason to make more than 50 requests
from a single source in quite a short period of time.
50 responses per query -- it's just to stop people going 'whois *'
and getting swamped by the entire database, whether or not that was
So, it might make sense to re-word the policy to say that no more
than 50 records will result from a single query? I think the way
it's worded right now is confusing. Maybe it's just me :)
One thing isn't mentioned, though -- is the
policy to allow
zone transfers from _all_ authoritative servers, or just the
There's still some discussion to be had about how secondaries are to be
implemented. I think that the secondary implementation would be much
cleaner if the secondary operators don't have to worry about who is
allowed to perform zone transfers this week.
That sounds like a good way to start out -- deny transfers from all
slave servers, and permit them to reasonable requestors from the
policy be implemented by denying zone transfer requests
from addresses that haven't explicitly been allowed? If so, who
That's the usual way of restricting zone transfers. 8-)
Pah :) The policy doesn't actually mention restricting zone transfers
at all. It only talks about allowing them :)
the list of devices permitted to perform zone
I imagine, for purely practical reasons, the *administration* would
be through Domainz. The *responsibility* would remain with ISOCNZ.
And, pending Domainz' revised infrastructure and operational
arrangements, right now this would actually be done by UoW rather
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