[Non-DoD Source] Re: [DoD Source -- ssshhhh Top Secret] Re: Dumb Question is an A or AAAA record required?

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at fantomas.sk
Fri Jul 10 12:45:15 UTC 2020

On 09.07.20 15:49, DeCaro, James John (Jim) CIV DISA FE (USA) via bind-users wrote:
>We have an application that queries reverse lookups on clients trying to
> access it in order to verify the client and its IP are legit and a part of
> the correct domain/acl..  So if the pointer record does not match, the
> client is rejected.  I don't know if that is relevant in this case, but it
> provides an example.

it's not relevant...

Of course, there must be A or AAAA at the end, since all those NS, MX, CNAME
records point to domain names, and chains need to end with A or AAAA, but
the original question was whether the A record is needed at zone apex.

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