Disabling A records for IPv6?

Phil Mayers p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk
Fri Dec 28 19:57:24 UTC 2012

Robin Lee Powell <rlpowell at cytobank.org> wrote:

>So I've got some IPv6-only VMs set up that need to talk to the
>general internet for things like downloading packages.  As you can
>imagine, this requires that they have NAT64 and DNS64, because lots
>and lots of things are IPv4 only.
>The problem is that many things do *stupid shit* when given both A
>and AAAA records for the same request on an IPv6 host.  In
>particular, the issue I'm hitting now is that node.js simply fails
>to try anything but the A record.
>I've actually got a workaround for this (puppet the AAAA in
>/etc/hosts with the FQDN of the npm host), but it's kind of
>unfortunate, and it would be nice to fix this at the BIND end if
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Really? It is normally the other way round.

One solution that springs to mind - a view that uses rpz to filter to NODATA but leaves v6 untouched.
Sent from my phone. Please excuse brevity and typos.

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