Re: [DNSOP] Question about usage of ip6.arpa and in-addr.arpa

Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@nic.fr> Tue, 13 March 2018 16:31 UTC

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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] Question about usage of ip6.arpa and in-addr.arpa
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On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 02:55:10PM +0000,
 Tony Finch <dot@dotat.at> wrote 
 a message of 42 lines which said:

> From the operational point of view, you're going to bump into a lot
> of annoying road blocks: undelegated reverse DNS, provisioning
> systems that only allow for PTR, etc.

I fully agree.

Playing with DNSDB, one can find funny TXT records in in-addr.arpa:

5.92.111.2.in-addr.arpa
118.41.193.in-addr.arpa
111.28.34.193.in-addr.arpa (I like this one)
168.41.193.in-addr.arpa (Joe will love this one)