[dns-operations] Blackhole IANA question

Jeroen Massar jeroen at unfix.org
Thu Aug 5 13:12:17 UTC 2010

On 2010-08-05 13:17, Alberto García Moyano wrote:
> Hello,
> I am Alberto Garcia, Coms admin in a ISP. I dont really know if you can
> answer this question, but IANA has sent me to you... so this is my problem:
> we are sending inverse queries to these blackhole servers:

> The inverse queries are asking for private addresses, this traffic is
> normal in our network so there is not any abuse. My problem is that i
> cant get any response from these servers and the normal operation for
> these queries is (from the web http://www.iana.org/abuse/faq.html):

You do realize that the point of a blackhole server is to literally
blackhole the traffic? ;)

Please read http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AS112 and/or
http://public.as112.net/ for more details why it is not "normal" to send
these queries.


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