Reverse Records on a leash?

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at
Sat Aug 10 10:37:30 UTC 2013

On 09.08.13 17:44, Eduardo Bonsi wrote:
>I would like to know why we are treat like a dog on a leash when the 
>question is to reverse our DNS ip address to a FQDN of our choices 
>since our account is already assigned to us by our ISP?

i don't understand your question.

> 7200 IN PTR
>    IN A

however, reverse DNS records must not be zero-filled (those won't be taken
into account)

>Is there a way to get around that without have to ask our ISP to 
>reverse it? Can we use CNAMES for that?

I'm afraid but it's your ISP who must set up reverse records or delegate
them to you.  Unless you have IP range allocated from regional internet

>One of the major problem here is that ISPs are not happy to make all 
>that money in their subscribers, they also want to exploit that part 
>and charge you for it.
>... and please, do not tell me that is to keep the spammers out 
>because that so far has not proven to be true. The bad guys have an 
>unlimited number of domains to do their dirt work everyday.

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