Non-Octet Boundary Delegation (RFC 4183)
chris.p.buxton at gmail.com
Sat Sep 24 00:02:21 UTC 2011
On Sep 21, 2011, at 11:58 PM, Simon Hobson wrote:
> A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
> Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
> A: Top-posting.
> Q: What is the most annoying thing in e-mail?
Please stop with this. If ISC staff are going to top-post, I think we all need to just get over it.
> Stas wrote:
>> Thank you Simon, thank you Andris.
>> Andris, problem is that in that case I will need to use "nslookup
>> 184.108.40.206.ptr-pa.lan.orga.ru instead of "nslookup 10.133.27.68" to
>> get DNS record.
> You **ALWAYS** lookup by the normal IP - eg dig -x 10.133.27.68
> That results in a lookup of 220.127.116.11.in-addr.arpa.
> The trick is that instead of that being a PTR to some FQDN, it is a pointer to 18.104.22.168.ptr-pa.lan.orga.ru.
> Ie, in the 27.133.10.in-addr.arpa zone there'll be a record
> 68 PTR 22.214.171.124.ptr-pa.lan.orga.ru.
It's not a PTR record, it's a CNAME. If it were a PTR record, that would terminate the query.
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