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[Unbound-users] DNS-ALG/DNS64 question

Florian Weimer
Mon Oct 5 21:48:17 CEST 2009


* Simon Perreault:

> On Sunday 04 October 2009 14:45:51 Florian Weimer wrote:
>> I guess all systems on which Unbound runs are dual-stack, so this type
>> of translation appears to be unnecessary (at the DNS level).
>
> This has nothing to do with the need for DNS64. See 
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-behave-dns64-00 for details.

Apparently, I was quite confused yesterday.  I still think that DNS64
is only needed if you have IPv6-only clients without *any* IPv4 stack
whatsoever.  But such clients could send queries to an Unbound cache,
so adding this to Unbound wouldn't be as pointless as I thought.