Public and Private A Records in a Forward Zone

Chris De Young chd at
Sat Jan 15 02:36:18 UTC 2005

Martin McCormick wrote:
> 	We deligated a zone for an Active Directory operation on our
> campus about a year ago and I was looking at their zone recently.  It
> has normal public IP-space A records in it but also hundreds of A
> records that have private IP-space addresses.

> Access.  Queries might be made to the DNS that result in address
> replies containing unreachable addresses.

How bad is that though, really?  Assuming that the devices in question are 
not supposed to be reachable from the world, of course.  It's inelegant, 
sure, but beyond that...?


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