[dns-operations] IPv6 PTR records

Nicolas CARTRON cartron at me.com
Fri Dec 17 17:59:21 UTC 2010

On 17 déc. 2010, at 17:07, "Douglas C. Stephens" <stephens at ameslab.gov> wrote:

> [...]
> there are other applications besides MTAs which provide capabilities which depend
> upon the existence of PTR records, and even PTR/A matching, under IPv4, and that will
> expect to be able to do so under IPv6. 

I fully agree. Applications like remote control software first perform a lookup to check that the PTR is matching the host's A value, and if not, the connection is denied. So AAAA/PTR will have to be there in IPv6 as well...


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