Time Warner IPv6 Reverse DNS?
joelja at bogus.com
Fri Jun 13 15:57:40 UTC 2014
On 6/13/14, 8:26 AM, James R Cutler wrote:
> On Jun 13, 2014, at 10:39 AM, Lee Howard <Lee at asgard.org> wrote:
>> We've corresponded offline.
>> I documented the difficulties in providing reverse DNS for IPv6
>> residential users in http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-howard-isp-ip6rdns-06
>> It's a long-expired draft, which never found sufficient support from a WG
>> or AD. I've been meaning to rewrap it as a BCOP, but lack cycles.
>> On 6/12/14 11:58 AM, "hasser css" <hasservalve at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Some IPv6 email is not working well for me on my TWC Internet connection
>>> due to their IPv6 block not having PTR records.
>>> Is it possible for me to delegate my IPv6 range to my own DNS server, or
>>> something similar? I have talked to level 3 support and they were pretty
>>> much clueless, so I decide to ask here if anyone has insight or similar
>>> issues in the past.
> This exchange brings to mind several questions (and comments):
> 1. Should not RFC 1033 be considered “Historic”?
> I note that iPv6 was only a faint longing and otherwise undefined at that time.
> 2. What is the real rdns business requirement for residential customers?
> I have difficulty finding anything but SMTP servers needing rdns entries.
> Practical end-to-end security should be independent of media and addressing.
I would like an authoritative nameserver to give me as quickly is
possible. imho lame delegation of reverse is way worse then not having a
> 3. Would this question be better posed on the “mailop” mailing list (if SMTP service is the issue) or perhaps dns-operations at mail.dns-oarc.net?
> Since “hasser css” did not explain his business requirement for rdns, it really difficult to provide advice.
> James R. Cutler
> James.cutler at consultant.com
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