[rfc-dist] BCP 140, RFC 5358 on Preventing Use of Recursive Nameservers in Reflector Attacks

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        BCP 140        
        RFC 5358

        Title:      Preventing Use of Recursive Nameservers 
                    in Reflector Attacks 
        Author:     J. Damas, F. Neves
        Status:     Best Current Practice
        Date:       October 2008
        Mailbox:    Joao_Damas at isc.org, 
                    fneves at registro.br
        Pages:      7
        Characters: 14957
        See Also:   BCP0140

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-dnsop-reflectors-are-evil-06.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5358.txt

This document describes ways to prevent the use of default configured
recursive nameservers as reflectors in Denial of Service (DoS)
attacks.  It provides recommended configuration as measures to
mitigate the attack.  This document specifies an Internet Best Current 
Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and 
suggestions for improvements.

This document is a product of the Domain Name System Operations Working Group of the IETF.

BCP: This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the
Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for 
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