Quick reverse dns zone question

Mauricio Tavares raubvogel at gmail.com
Fri Jan 25 22:56:50 UTC 2013

so I want to define a reverse dns zone to handle In
the named.conf file I set:

acl bogusnets {;;;;;;

// zone "101.16.172.in-addr.arpa" IN {
// zone "64/" IN {
zone "64-" IN {
        type master;
        file "/etc/bind/64-";

but when I try to get, say, the fqdn for (using dig or
nslookup pointed at the above dns), I get

Jan 17 15:52:05 mirror named[4078]: client RFC 1918
response from Internet for

Since I know that if I use zone "101.16.172.in-addr.arpa" IN { it
works as it should, I must believe it is ignoring my reverse zone and
asking the big wide world to resolve my request. I thought that
starting the zone with either 64-27 or 64/27 would define my
less-than-class-C network (

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