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Use of ICMPv6 node information query for reverse DNS lookup

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Author Jun-ichiro Itoh
Last updated 2002-06-21
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The document proposes an alternative way to perform reverse DNS lookup, by using ICMPv6 node information query/reply [Crawford, 2002] . The proposed protocol works only with IPv6 (not with IPv4).


Jun-ichiro Itoh

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