[Opendnssec-user] spf record and opendnssec?

WBrown at e1b.org WBrown at e1b.org
Thu Nov 29 15:39:54 UTC 2012

Miek wrote on 11/29/2012 10:04:41 AM:

> I only have the 3rd ed. of "DNS and BIND" so I can not verify your claim
> it (wrongly) tells the maximum is 2K. The maximum is the max length of 
> rdata, which is 64K.

>From "DNS an BIND", 4th ed, pg 154:

"In Version 4, BIND limits the zone datafile TXT record to a single string 
of almost 2K of data."


"BIND 8 and 9 have the same 2K limit, but you can specify the TXT record 
as multiple strings."

Perhaps we should cross post to BIND Users list for explanation of the 
reduced limit on TXT records.

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