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Re: Collecting PTR names or IP addresses (Was: Re: IRC Bot list (cross posting))

  • From: Gadi Evron
  • Date: Mon Feb 14 04:39:13 2005

Adam Jacob Muller wrote:

Not possible with most modern IRCD's since they check forward and reverse dns.
So for example if your address is:
and that resolves to:
the ircd make sure that:
resolves back to

it's a simple and elegant solution that basically stops spoofing of this nature, on IRC anyway....
Wrong. On your IRCd. Not on mine.

Do I want to run my drone army on your IRCd?