Fwd: [arin-announce] IN-ADDR.ARPA Zone Transfer Complete

Wolfgang Nagele wnagele at ripe.net
Thu Feb 17 09:11:51 CST 2011


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Hi,

> Relevant to another post today, I've noticed that neither the *.ip6-servers.arpa
> nor the *.in-addr-servers.arpa allow axfr. Which leads to the following questions:
> 
> 1. Was that a conscious decision, and if so why?
Speaking for the operator of f.in-addr-servers.arpa and f.ip6-servers.arpa this
was simply not on our radar.

> 2. Is there any hope that axfr could be permitted in the future?
Since we are also operating k.root-servers.net and have provided XFR from it for
all this time we will do so for these servers as well. This has now been enabled
on our systems.

Regards,
Wolfgang Nagele
RIPE NCC DNS Group Manager
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