Reverse DNS RFCs and Recommendations

Livingood, Jason Jason_Livingood at
Wed Nov 6 14:02:49 UTC 2013

Reverse DNS for (typical) residential customer IPv6 addresses is dead,
people just haven¹t come to grips with it just yetŠ ;-)

When publicly-reachable services in home networks are created that may be
a different matter of course. But it is hard to imagine an ISP
automatically or dynamically generating reverse records for all the IPv6
addresses handed out to your average residential users.


On 11/5/13, 12:31 AM, "Lee Howard" <Lee at> wrote:

>It would be great to have this conversation in the IETF Homenet WG, as
>well as DNSops.
>This would solve the gaps I identified.  Not sure why I, as an ISP, would
>spend money on this.

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