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Date:      Thu, 24 Oct 96 13:56:46 -0500
From:      Ben Black <black@gage.com>
To:        John Brann <jbrann@brann.org>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org (freeq)
Subject:   Re: DNS setup question
Message-ID:  <9610241856.AA14296@squid.gage.com>
In-Reply-To: <199610241657.MAA25638@doorman.brann.org>
References:  <199610241657.MAA25638@doorman.brann.org>

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>I am having trouble with the reverse resolution (i.e. converting my
>IP address back into the hostname).  All the examples I have are based on
>converting whole networks, is there something different about the '.rev'
>file when only resolving one address?
>

you can't do it.  DNS currently has no support for classless addressing so  
blocks smaller than a class C cannot be delegated.  your provider will have  
to handle the reverse DNS for you.


b3n



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