Reverse DNS a Security Risk?

Len Conrad LConrad at
Tue Oct 30 19:00:09 UTC 2001

>My ISP is refusing to offer reverse DNS claiming that it is a security risk...

change ISP.

>1. What are they thinking?

ask them

>2. Are they making this up? -- what reason would they
>    have for doing this?

ask them

>3. If it isn't a security risk, then where can I find
>    documentation refuting this notion?

The burden on proof is on them, not you.

Change ISP.

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