IPv6 rDNS

Lee Howard lee at asgard.org
Mon Nov 1 09:51:23 CDT 2010


Since there's a thread here, I'll mention rDNS for residential users.

I'm not sure there's consensus about whether forward and reverse ought
to match (how strong a "should" is that?).  I know you can't populate
every potential record in a reverse zone, as in IPv4.  You can generate
records on the fly, or just not provide PTRs.

I've described options in draft-howard-isp-ip6rdns-04 but I'm not sure
enough people care whether it's published as an RFC.  Discuss on 
IETF's dnsop list.
https://www.ietf.org/mailman/listinfo/dnsop

Lee

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeroen van Aart [mailto:jeroen at mompl.net]
> Sent: Friday, October 29, 2010 9:07 PM
> To: NANOG list
> Subject: IPv6 rDNS
> 
> I battled for a few hours getting IPv6 rDNS to work. The following tool
> proved to be quite helpful:
> http://www.fpsn.net/?pg=tools&tool=ipv6-inaddr
> 
> Just in case anyone else would run into similar problems. It's not as
> straightforward as IPv4 rDNS.
> 
> Greetings,
> Jeroen
> 
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