reverse A record for IPv6 network?
Mark_Andrews at isc.org
Mon May 22 23:18:44 UTC 2006
> Karl Auer <kauer at biplane.com.au> writes:
> > 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:
> > 0.10.162.192.in-addr.arpa. 3000 in a 255.255.255.0.
> you mean like RFC 1101?
> > 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?
> nobody has BIS'd RFC1101 to cover IPv6 as far as i know.
> Paul Vixie
While theoretically the network mask could be something
other than /64. I doubt, other than for P2P links, we
will see it much.
Mark Andrews, ISC
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