Posts categorized “Resource records”.

Episode 51

In this episode, number 51, Matt and Cricket are joined by Kyle York and Joe Abley, respectively the Chief Strategy Officer and we-don’t-know-what of Dyn.  Kyle and Joe ably (ha!) fill in some of the details on the DDoS attack against Dyn on October 21 of last year.  And Kyle brags about the Patriots “dynasty,” which for three quarters sure looked like the pride that cometh before a fall, but holy cow!  Oh, and the guys jointly answer a question from Grant Taylor about a clever-but-frankly-awful way of adding a CNAME record to the apex of your zone and read a correction from Håkan Lindqvist about using underscores in certain fields of a cert.

Episode 40

In this 40th episode–a milestone!–Matt and Cricket answer long-suffering listener Grant Taylor’s question about sorting replies by type and wander into the Land of Happy Eyeballs, then explore an answer Joe Abley received from Mark Andrews of ISC.  Meanwhile, a discussion of the term G-job causes Matt to recount accidentally insulting a group of public servants, and both Matt and Cricket discuss their hope that the new AppleTV will lead to the end of their paying for streaming content they could have watched for free.

Episode 30

In this latest episode of our evidently-now-quarterly podcast, Matt and Cricket answer Donald Rudder’s question about how common the A6 record is and its effect on DNSSEC.  Then they discuss the upcoming change of’s IPv4 address and the implications of that change.  And despite having only one question to answer, they manage to take up the usual 30 minutes!

Episode 18

In this podcast, Matt and Cricket answer Leen Besselink’s question about the viability of Dan Kaminsky’s proposed use of a clever DNSCurve concept in DNSSEC, and Matt offers his high opinion of the Dutch people (surely risking retribution by his Swedish countrymen).  Then they turn to Josh Baverstock’s question about why the LOC record failed to catch on, despite its obvious utility to cruise missiles with stub resolvers.  Finally, in yet another of their “Why, back in my day…” sessions, they lament the loss of summer vacations that lasted through Labor Day.