[SHAME] Spam Rats

Måns Nilsson mansaxel at besserwisser.org
Thu Jan 10 07:44:18 UTC 2013


Subject: Re: [SHAME] Spam Rats Date: Thu, Jan 10, 2013 at 03:50:37PM +1100 Quoting Mark Andrews (marka at isc.org):
> 
> In message <50EE471C.7010409 at utc.edu>, Jeff Kell writes:

> > Can you wildcard it? 
> 
> No point.  address -> name -> address doesn't work with wildcards.

OTOH, if the requirement is "must have PTR" and/or "organisation fwd
domain name should show up in PTR RDATA" then wildcards have a place. And
yes, BIND loads and answers, as expected.

*.4.4.3.0.5.a.0.0.8.b.d.0.1.0.0.2.ip6.arpa. PTR a.node.on.vlan344.namn.se.

...will work just fine, for instance. I did it for a 200+ segment LAN
party, couple years ago. And as is usual with wildcards, if you do need
to insert a real record, it will take over just as expected.

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