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Re: v4/v6 dns thoughts?
From: Måns Nilsson <mansaxel () besserwisser org>
Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2011 07:44:56 +0200
Subject: Re: v4/v6 dns thoughts? Date: Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 12:01:15AM -0400 Quoting Andrew Parnell (andrew () parnell
On Tue, Aug 9, 2011 at 7:36 PM, Owen DeLong <owen () delong com> wrote:
I also don't recommend doing the foo.v4/foo.v6 thing in your forwards. There's
really no advantage to do it. Most tools either have separate IPv4/IPv6 variants
or have command-line switches for address-family control if you care.
For most tools that I ordinarily use, I would certainly agree with
this. The only exception might be from a web browser; while there are
ways that they can be reconfigured to only use certain IP versions in
certain cases, it is probably more straightforward to use
www.ipvN.domain.tld or a similar name.
For reverse DNS, I completely agree that there is no reason to use a
While I am no enemy to /56 allocations (cross-thread alert!) I for the
most part tend to agree with Owen and would so here too. Possibly with the
addition of separate names in a subdomain for trouble-shooting. Selecting
protocol is something best done slightly lower in the stack. I did so
with $INCLUDE directives at a former employer. For routers, where it
matters much more than for end-user stuff like web servers.
Måns Nilsson primary/secondary/besserwisser/machina
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