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Re: lame delegations

  • From: Phillip Vandry
  • Date: Fri Aug 18 14:59:28 2000

Why not this?

Registrars only accept to create a glue record if there already exists
a PTR entry for the requested address that points to the right name.


> I suspect that solving this correctly would depend on the ICANN DNSO
> recognising the authentication mechanisms of the databases of the RIR's
> under the ICANN ASO (RIPE, ARIN, APNIC).
> Unfortunately, no-one thought of this problem when they let registrars
> inject host records. The only way to verify automatically that a host
> record is allowed from a given netblock is to use the same authentication
> mechanisms that (say) RIPE do for reverse delegations.