netiquette & zone transfers
oexel at economatica.com.br
Wed Mar 22 20:56:55 UTC 2000
> On 21 Mar 2000 09:40:50 -0800, oexel at economatica.com.br (Otavio Exel)
> >am I doing something wrong that I'm no aware of?
> >is it really such a crime to attempt unauthorized zone transfers?
> >is there a related document I should/could read?
Lincoln Yeoh <lyeoh at pop.jaring.nospam.my> wrote:
> Just wondering, how do you tell whether you are authorised to transfer
> zones or not? I mean if ls -d works, aren't you authorised to do it?
> e.g. it's a service which the dns admin was generous to provide. Zone
> transfers should be off by default, then if they are on, it means it's
it was not allowed and in fact I got an error message; but the very fact
that I *tried* lead the .br admins to suspect that I was a hacker trying
to use the hostnames in attacks and scans; very embarassing..
Otavio Exel /<\oo/>\ oexel at economatica.com.br
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