'nic whois warning

Dean Anderson dean at av8.com
Tue Jan 5 19:16:38 UTC 1999

At 09:48 AM 1/5/1999 -0800, bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com wrote:
>> At 10:04 PM 1/4/1999 -0800, bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com wrote:
>> >
>> >24.in-addr.arpa has never been delegated.
>> What do you mean? Address space has been assigned by ARIN:
>	There is no 24.in-addr.arpa zone.  There are specific delegations
>	underneith it.

Ok, I understand now. I first read you to mean 24 was not assigned, as
opposed to not delegated.  Sorry for the confusion.

>	There are no nameservers for this zone, as demonstrated by your
>	nslookup query. 

Doh! This is what I was looking for:  (I knew there were people using
24.something in boston)

> set type=soa
> 0.128.24.in-addr.arpa.
Server:  starship.av8.com

        origin = ns1.ne.mediaone.net
        mail addr = hostmaster.mediaone.net
        serial = 1999010513
        refresh = 3600 (1 hour)
        retry   = 900 (15 mins)
        expire  = 864000 (10 days)
        minimum ttl = 1800 (30 mins)
0.128.24.in-addr.arpa   nameserver = ns1.ne.mediaone.net
0.128.24.in-addr.arpa   nameserver = ns2.ne.mediaone.net
0.128.24.in-addr.arpa   nameserver = ns1.mediaone.net
0.128.24.in-addr.arpa   nameserver = ns2.mediaone.net
ns1.ne.mediaone.net     internet address =
ns2.ne.mediaone.net     internet address =
ns1.mediaone.net        internet address =
ns2.mediaone.net        internet address =

>	Also, ARIN records the registrations made by the IANA. This was 
>	the process as of four months ago, which was up to the point
>	that Jon left us.  Josh has told me that the IANA still approves
>	every 24.in-addr.arpa delegation since this is the range for
>	cable deployment and cable is not reserved for the ARIN service
>	area.  (yes cable does exist in Europe and Asia !)

I see. That makes more sense now.


           Plain Aviation, Inc                  dean at av8.com
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