[ppml] question on 2006-2 v6 internal microallocation

Jason Schiller schiller at uu.net
Tue Aug 22 17:02:37 EDT 2006

Public reverse dns is important for all interfaces on the router including
loopbacks.  This is true in cases where the address is both publicly
reachable and in cases where the address is not publicly reachable for
reasons of troubleshooting, fault isolation, traceroute, ping, ssh, etc.


Jason Schiller                                               (703)886.6648
Senior Internet Network Engineer                         fax:(703)886.0512
Public IP Global Network Engineering                       schiller at uu.net
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On Tue, 22 Aug 2006, Kevin Loch wrote:

> Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2006 13:48:11 -0400
> From: Kevin Loch <kloch at hotnic.net>
> To: ppml at arin.net
> Subject: Re: [ppml] question on 2006-2 v6 internal microallocation
> Stephen Sprunk wrote:
> > That depends if the intent of 2006-2 was to address hosts that could be 
> > accessed from outside the AS or not.  If no, then 2006-2 should be 
> > killed and/or replaced with a policy telling people to use RFC 4193 
> > ULAs.
> One of the benefits of 2006-2 vs ULA is that public reverse dns
> delegations are possible.  This is important if they will be used to
> number non-loopback router interfaces.
> - Kevin
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