[Pdns-users] Call for recursive testing data - please help!
bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl
Mon Mar 17 08:33:43 UTC 2008
On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 08:46:43AM +0100, Ton van Rosmalen wrote:
> Hi Bert,
> I don?t run the recursor myself just the authorative server. Will
> authorative data be ok as well?
Not at this time, but many thanks!
Some recursive data has already come in, but we still need more.
> Ton van Rosmalen
> bert hubert schreef:
> >Dear PowerDNS users,
> >PowerDNS Recursor 3.1.5 is around the corner, shaping up to be a rather
> >important upgrade, and we need your help!
> >3.1.5 is in large scale production use in some places already, which has
> >helped shake out a number of bugs.
> >Our internal test procedures consist of verifying PowerDNS Recursor answers
> >against previously recorded traffic, and for this purpose we have lots of
> >test data, but this data is getting old, and we need new data.
> >You can help us tremendously by recording DNS data to your resolvers, and
> >sending it to us in anonymised form. We even provide tools to anonymise
> >To record traffic, run on your recursor:
> ># tcpdump -p -C 200 -s 1500 -w for-powerdns port 53
> >Then anonimise using 'dnswasher':
> ># for a in for-powerdns* ; do dnswasher $a washed-$a; done
> >The resulting washed-* files do not contain IP addresses of your customers
> >anymore, which can be verified with tcpdump. A binary Linux copy of
> >dnswasher can be found on http://svn.powerdns.com/dnswasher.bz2 - it can
> >also be compiled from the PowerDNS sources.
> >We are looking for gigabytes of data, the command above will generate 200MB
> >files. The more data you can send, the better it is for us.
> >Please contact me on how to transfer these files to me. We will treat your
> >anonymised data as confidential, of course.
> >Kind regards,
> >Bert Hubert
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