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[closed] DNS Recursion Availability


I am writing a 'very' lightweight DNS client for a small embedded system. After reading over RFC 1035 I found out about the recursion desired bit and how some servers support internally following the dns trail and locating the appropriate IP address for the requested domain name and returning it as a single answer.

How many servers support this 'recursion desired' bit? Is it like 99% of them?

Thanks in advance!

asked 06 May '15, 10:11

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closed 06 May '15, 11:10

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grahamb ♦

Not a Wireshark question.

(06 May '15, 11:10) grahamb ♦

The question has been closed for the following reason “Question is off-topic or not relevant” by grahamb 06 May ‘15, 11:10