Severe Response Degradation
twofsonet at graffiti.com
Wed Apr 28 14:04:29 UTC 1999
>> I haven't actually tried this, but I have been told that if you actually
>> use @Home's DNS servers and query the RFC1918 addresses for the routers, it
>> will give you back "intelligent" names.
>I've tried it, without success. If anyone finds a particular DNS server
>in their realm which does resolve these, please let me know. They seem
>to treat the info as trade secrets... very annoying.
i tried it. it worked fine. dig home.net ns and try those. i just
168.192.in-addr.arpa (36 answers)
10.in-addr.arpa (3770 answers)
16.172.in-addr.arpa (926 records)
17.172.in-addr.arpa (158 records)
from their ns2.home.net (188.8.131.52). they're not using the rest of
172.16/12. or, at least, don't have the reverse zones set up.
>Considering the large chunk of 24/8 they have, I can't imagine why they
>had to use RFC 1918 addresses throughout their infrastructure. When I
>raised issues about this (just after getting a T1 to their network),
>they had no answers other than that since they chose an MTU of 1500
>bytes for all their links, they didn't think path MTU discovery would be
well then, they're obviously clueless.
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