[asterisk-dev] DNS Support in Asterisk
bferrell at baywinds.org
Thu Feb 12 10:31:24 CST 2015
I agree... DNSSEC... big deal. DNS cache? what?! Let the system do that and keep the bloat out of asterisk
On 02/12/2015 07:37 AM, Olle E. Johansson wrote:
> There is one version of c-ares in resiprocate as well.
> C-ares has been in use for a long time and is in use every single day for you as part of
> most curl installs. I am not sure there is much to do there.
> Libunbound adds a lot if that is what we want.
> Why is a cache a good thing? You surely have a caching resolver running
> on your system, right?
> DNSsec is a huge deal - and the foundation for a lot of security things coming up.
> Someone wrote an IETF draft about that and SIP.
> I got a patch sent to me that implements that in Asterisk with unbound,
> but haven't gotten time to go through it and test it.
> On 12 Feb 2015, at 16:25, Brad Watkins <marquis42 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Looking at this, I'm inclined to say that libunbound is the better of
>> the two options in spite of it being somewhat more difficult to
>> consume DNS records than it would be with c-ares. In my estimation a
>> (seemingly?) more-active community and the inclusion of a cache are
>> more important. DNSSEC isn't a huge deal, at least not for me at this
>> time, but is a nice bonus as well.
>> - Brad
>> On Thu, Feb 12, 2015 at 10:01 AM, Joshua Colp <jcolp at digium.com> wrote:
>>> Greetings all,
>>> I've extended the sections of my wiki page for c-ares and libunbound
>>> to include further information about documentation, general usage
>>> experience, and other aspects. Personally I lean towards libunbound because
>>> it was straight forward to experiment with, supports DNSSEC, and has a
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