[Pdns-users] pdns_recursors trusts addtional section where it better shouldn't

Nico CARTRON nicolas at ncartron.org
Fri Feb 17 10:01:12 UTC 2017

On 17/02/2017 10:58, bert hubert wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 10:49:08AM +0100, Thomas Mieslinger wrote:
>> ovh changed its MX A records and now my employers Mail relays can't send
>> email to ovh.
> Have you attempted to talk to OVH about their misconfiguration?
> I ask this because the DNS Resolver community keeps getting asked to solve
> problems which are not ours. But it is easier to ask us to change.
> We (BIND, Unbound) keep running into broken F5 configurations for example,
> and yes, we can fix those with some special casing. But people always ask us
> because we are easier to talk to than the operators of the F5 machines.
> And so the code in resolvers becomes ever more a set of exceptions and
> workarounds. And please know, every workaround breaks something else.
> So please ask OVH to fix their stuff.
Agreed, they usually are very responsive, either by email or Twitter.


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