Re: ALL: PARANOID from /etc/hosts.deny Should be Commented by default
On Fri, Apr 20, 2001 at 09:32:04AM +1000, Brian May wrote:
> >>>>> "Daniel" == Daniel Stone <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Daniel> On Thu, Apr 19, 2001 at 11:49:30PM +1000, Hamish Moffatt
> Daniel> wrote:
> >> Don't you think standards are important? Properly configured
> >> DNS has both forward-lookup A records and reverse-lookup PTR
> >> records. We shouldn't encourage anyone to compromise on that,
> >> because it is not difficult to configure.
> Daniel> Well, 126.96.36.199 doesn't reverse resolve to anything
> Daniel> because Telstra are absolutely bloody useless, and can't
> Daniel> delegate the chunk of 203.36.158.* through to us
> Daniel> ... *sigh*. No PTR is alright, because of valid reasons
> Daniel> like this, and the fact that you can do WHOISes on the
> Daniel> IPs. I say this because you can WHOIS an IP, but you can't
> Daniel> exactly WHOIS scriptkiddie.fuckyou.microsoft.com.
> According to Craig, You shouldn't have any problems.
Aye, but I believe it was Hamish who suggested that PTRs should be made
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