reverse dns for IPV6 ranges

hugo hugoo hugobxl at
Mon Mar 19 17:14:17 UTC 2012

- Can you give me an example of such configuration?

As anyone else some examples of IPV6 reverse configuration used in production environment?
Thanks for sharing your experience...

> Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2012 16:28:53 -0500
> From: jay-ford at
> To: hugobxl at
> CC: bind-users at
> Subject: RE: reverse dns for IPV6 ranges
> On Mon, 12 Mar 2012, hugo hugoo wrote:
> > Has anyone else experience with reverse IPV6 configuration with Bind?
> We do static PTR records in the zones like we do in the
> zones, to create address->name mappings matching the name->address mappings
> created by the AAAA & A records.
> I fairly recently started fiddling with wildcard PTR records for DHCPv6 
> address pools, to at least return some answer for a query about the 
> addresses. Right now I have it configured so that a query for any address in 
> any of the pools returns the same name, but it could be changed to return 
> different names for different pools. This obviously doesn't create symmetric 
> name->address & address->name mapping, which might or might not be a problem. 
> I don't have enough real use of this to know whether this wildcard stuff is 
> helpful or not.
> ________________________________________________________________________
> Jay Ford, Network Engineering Group, Information Technology Services
> University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242
> email: jay-ford at, phone: 319-335-5555, fax: 319-335-2951
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