[ppml] Comments on ARIN's reverse DNS mapping policy
tme at multicasttech.com
Tue Sep 11 14:48:08 EDT 2007
On Sep 11, 2007, at 2:30 PM, John Von Essen wrote:
> Well, I for one would like to take on this project. How does one
> begin to submit a policy proposal?
read down, follow directions.
> On Sep 11, 2007, at 2:15 PM, cja at daydream.com wrote:
>> If the policy needs updating I really hope one of you will take on
>> the project and submit suggested changes in the form of a policy
>> proposal. There are a number of us on the AC who are more than
>> willing to help and shepherd it through the process. The great
>> thing about the policy process is that if you don't like a policy
>> you can take action and fix/change it.
>> On 9/11/07, John Von Essen <john at quonix.net> wrote:
>> Identical issues to what I am experiencing. If people look deeply
>> enough, I am confident there are many Org's who operate AS's with
>> no in-addr.arpa SOA on there DNS servers.
>> If anything, can we agree on the fact the current policy is too
>> vague. I had to email ARIN's hostmaster 2 or 3 times to understand
>> it - it can be read many ways. And the explanation I got from
>> hostmaster was if an AS properly configures at least one in-
>> addr.arpa zone, then Arin will bless the entire delegation and not
>> consider the dns server as lame. To be honest, I have no idea how
>> one draws that conclusion from the wording on the policy.
>> DNS is a standard protocol. The policy should specifically state
>> the dns servers must return a valid SOA for each in-addr.arpa in
>> their IP prefix that they advertise from their AS (i.e. they dont
>> have to do it for IPs they dont use). If any in-addr.arpa does not
>> return an SOA, then that AS is in violation, and their nameserver
>> will be considered lame and suspect for removal from reverse
>> I dont think it is a requirement that ARIN proactively seek and
>> find AS's that are in violation, but it should be in the policy.
>> Those 2 or 3 sentences are all that is needed.
>> On Sep 11, 2007, at 12:08 PM, Sam Weiler wrote:
>>> dig +trace 79.114.208.in-addr.arpa.
>> John Von Essen
>> (800) 248-1736 ext 100
>> john at quonix.net
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