Disabling A records for IPv6?

Phil Mayers p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk
Sat Dec 29 00:48:45 UTC 2012

Not hard - rpz zone with a single record will do it. I'm not typing on an ideal device to give an example right now, I'm afraid ...

Mark is of course correct that v6-only is a struggle right now and that fixing the apps is the proper solution.  But I'm 

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

>On Fri, Dec 28, 2012 at 07:57:24PM +0000, Phil Mayers wrote:
>> 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
>> >possible.
>> Really? It is normally the other way round.
>Yeah, but pure IPv6 hosts are still relatively uncommon.
>> One solution that springs to mind - a view that uses rpz to filter
>> to NODATA but leaves v6 untouched.
>How hard is that to set up?

Sent from my mobile device, please excuse brevity and typos.
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