[dns-operations] Is this DNS Flag Day 2020 including 'in-addr.arpa.' and 'ip6.arpa.' clean-up?

Ondřej Surý ondrej at sury.org
Fri Feb 14 19:15:42 UTC 2020


Hi,

the DNS Flag Days initiative focus on protocol issues, and neither forward or reverse zones are in the focus.

If you have anything specific you could bring this up here. How is the .arpa neglected?

Ondrej
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Ondřej Surý <ondrej at sury.org>

> On 14 Feb 2020, at 18:22, Pirawat WATANAPONGSE <pirawat.w at ku.th> wrote:
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> If you think my topic is irrelevant to DNS Flag Day 2020, or if someone has already mentioned it, I do apologize.
> 
> My reasoning is that the campaign is lopsided; we are focusing on the ‘forward’ zones (because those are our children, bear our names, and we like to brag), but the 2 huge ‘reverse’ zones are neglected (because they are the bastard children).
> 
> Anyone plans to clean up the ‘in-addr.arpa.’ and ‘ip6.arpa.’ this upcoming Flag Day? Or it is not a priority (just yet) at this moment?
> 
> By the way, do not confuse properly scaffolding the (reverse) zones from populating them; from my point of view, they are separate issues. Even if you are ever going to put just one PTR into it, a properly secured, hierarchized, delegated (reverse) zone is still crucial.
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> My two cents’ worth,
> 
> Pirawat.
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