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RE: [Full-disclosure] Reverse dns
From: Paul Schmehl (paulsutdallas.edu)
Date: Thu Mar 10 2005 - 13:14:21 CST
--On Thursday, March 10, 2005 11:35:10 AM -0500 Dale Babiy
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> Rfc1912 section 2.1 says:
> "Every Internet-reachable host should have a name. The
> of this are becoming more and more obvious. Many services
> on the Internet will not talk to you if you aren't correctly
> registered in the DNS.
> Make sure your PTR and A records match. For every IP address,
> should be a matching PTR record in the in-addr.arpa domain.
This pretty much settles it for me. I think I win this argument.
Thanks for all the help from everyone that posted useful responses.
Paul Schmehl (paulsutdallas.edu)
Adjunct Information Security Officer
The University of Texas at Dallas
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