Loc records for entire network

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Sun Mar 18 21:12:32 UTC 2007

On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 11:54:41AM -0400,
 Michael Shoemaker <shoemake at ispalliance.net> wrote 
 a message of 11 lines which said:

> Is there an easy way to setup a loc record for an entire class C? 

RFC 1876 provides a way to do so (but do note that some steps in it
are not mandatory for the LOC client). Read section 5.2 "Search

Basically, you have to set up a PTR record for the prefix (set the
addresses to zero) and then a LOC on the associated name.

Here is an example, as displayed by query-loc

% ./query-loc -v -d 3

This is ./query-loc, version 0.3.1. is an IP address and math-recto-verso-b034.math.ucl.ac.be is its official name
No LOC record found for the name math-recto-verso-b034.math.ucl.ac.be, trying addresses
Trying address
Testing address
Testing network
LOC record found for the name uclouvain.sri.ucl.ac.be
LOCation for is 50 40 13.800 N 4 37 03.200 E 110.00m 30000.00m 30.00m 5.00m

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