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Classless IN-ADDR.ARPA delegation and dynamic reverse DNS UPDATE

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (dnsop WG)
Author Tony Finch
Last updated 2016-07-21 (Latest revision 2016-01-13)
Replaces draft-fanf-dnsop-rfc2317bis
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status Proposed Standard
Expired & archived
Stream WG state WG Document
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IESG IESG state Expired
Consensus boilerplate Yes
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This memo describes how to do IN-ADDR.ARPA delegation on any non- octet boundary, and how to consolidate reverse DNS for multiple address blocks into one zone. It obsoletes RFC 2317. It also clarifies the behaviour of dynamic reverse DNS UPDATE clients. It updates RFC 2136.


Tony Finch

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