Blackhole DNS

phn at phn at
Fri Feb 22 08:40:21 UTC 2002

Martin Stewart <martin.stewart at> wrote:
> When a server is being accessed by clients with private addresses 
> (RFC1918) is it best practice to make the server's caching DNS server 
> authoritative for

Yes, one should always grab 1918 addresses in one's own nameservers.
And if you have caching-only servers for your clients, it's a perfect
place to use.

> I've recently seen a problem which I claimed might have been caused by an 
> outage (or us not being able to reach) the blackhole servers at blackhole-
> and I was wondering how other people solved that issue.

> Come to that are there any stats on the blackhole servers?

> Thanks,

> Martin Stewart

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