reverse A record for IPv6 network?

Karl Auer kauer at
Sun May 21 16:28:16 UTC 2006

At present, we put an A record in the reverse zone file for a network,
mapping the network address to the network mask, expressed as a dotted
quad. Something like this: 3000 in a

People find it mildly useful to be able to use dig to get the right
network mask. We do the same thing for subnets within networks.

What, if anything, is the convention with IPv6?

Regards, K.

Karl Auer (kauer at                   +61-2-64957160 (w/h)                  +61-428-957160 (mob)

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