Re: DNS zone transferFrom: Frank Knobbe (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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From: Frank Knobbe <email@example.com> To: Ed Schmollinger <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 10 Jun 2002 21:24:27 -0500
On Mon, 2002-06-10 at 09:02, Ed Schmollinger wrote:
> No, they can't filter port 53/tcp if they expect zone transfers or large
> responses to work. Being authoritative is independent of the query
> mechanism. RFC compliance requires that TCP support be present, but for
> most setups, it can be safely disabled (via FW rules or whatever) for
> non-secondaries. The security (conscious|zealots) like to disable TCP
> because it's harder to get an interactive shell on a machine if you can
> only talk to it through UDP.
I don't want to drift further off-topic, but appending -u to netcat
isn't that much harder...
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