Managing localhost

Tony Finch dot at
Mon Jun 21 17:00:08 UTC 2021

techlists at <techlists at> wrote:
> This book  :
>  says I
> should manage the localhost within my zone (SOA) and reverse lookup / PTR.

That advice is out of date: nowadays you should not put any localhost
entries in the DNS, because it can cause problems for web browser
security. Modern software should suppress queries for localhost so they
never reach the DNS.

f.anthony.n.finch  <dot at>
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