[ppml] ppml 2002-7
steve at rovingplanet.com
Fri Feb 14 11:40:17 EST 2003
The issue here is that there are some Apps and configurations that
require an IP instead of a host name. Take access filters on a firewall
or router as an example. DNS is not a full solution.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alec H. Peterson [mailto:ahp at hilander.com]
> Sent: Friday, February 14, 2003 9:30 AM
> To: Steve Kent; Trevor Paquette
> Cc: 'Forrest'; ppml at arin.net
> Subject: RE: [ppml] ppml 2002-7
> --On Friday, February 14, 2003 9:59 -0600 Steve Kent
<stevek at onshore.com>
> > Address space is unfortunately not like a phone number -- there is
> > centralized way to do redirection or update all directories.
> > for many enterprises -- is not simple or fast. Most admins will try
> > avoid it at all costs, and I have seen some pretty silly steps taken
> > admins to keep a particular block.
> Uhm, I must be confused. Doesn't DNS accomplish this?
> Alec H. Peterson -- ahp at hilander.com
> Chief Technology Officer
> Catbird Networks, http://www.catbird.com
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