ATTBI just keeps gettin better and better and better <not> (?)

Eric C. Herot eric@herot.com
Mon, 20 Jan 2003 19:31:53 -0500


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Gee, RDNS seems to work on my ATTBI account...<br><br>
---demonstration---<br><br>
<tt>[eherot@cvs eherot]$ dig @ns1.attbi.com -x 65.96.241.240<br><br>
; &lt;&lt;&gt;&gt; DiG 9.2.1 &lt;&lt;&gt;&gt; @ns1.attbi.com -x
65.96.241.240<br>
;; global options:&nbsp; printcmd<br>
;; Got answer:<br>
;; -&gt;&gt;HEADER&lt;&lt;- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id:
39071<br>
;; flags: qr aa rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 6, ADDITIONAL:
6<br><br>
;; QUESTION SECTION:<br>
;240.241.96.65.in-addr.arpa.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
IN&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; PTR<br><br>
;; ANSWER SECTION:<br>
240.241.96.65.in-addr.arpa. 3600 IN&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
PTR&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; h00b0d0548cbc.ne.client2.attbi.com.<br><br>
;; AUTHORITY SECTION:<br>
241.96.65.in-addr.arpa. 3600&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
IN&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; NS&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
ns1.attbb.net.<br>
241.96.65.in-addr.arpa. 3600&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
IN&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; NS&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
ns2.attbb.net.<br>
241.96.65.in-addr.arpa. 3600&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
IN&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; NS&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
ns3.attbb.net.<br>
241.96.65.in-addr.arpa. 3600&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
IN&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; NS&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
ns4.attbb.net.<br>
241.96.65.in-addr.arpa. 3600&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
IN&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; NS&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
ns5.attbb.net.<br>
241.96.65.in-addr.arpa. 3600&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
IN&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; NS&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
ns6.attbb.net.<br><br>
;; ADDITIONAL SECTION:<br>
ns1.attbb.net.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
13358&nbsp;&nbsp; IN&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
A&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 24.147.1.32<br>
ns2.attbb.net.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
13358&nbsp;&nbsp; IN&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
A&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 24.129.0.106<br>
ns3.attbb.net.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
13358&nbsp;&nbsp; IN&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
A&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 24.130.1.47<br>
ns4.attbb.net.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
12590&nbsp;&nbsp; IN&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
A&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 24.128.1.82<br>
ns5.attbb.net.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
12590&nbsp;&nbsp; IN&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
A&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 24.130.1.43<br>
ns6.attbb.net.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
12590&nbsp;&nbsp; IN&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
A&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 24.129.0.103<br><br>
;; Query time: 179 msec<br>
;; SERVER: 204.127.198.4#53(ns1.attbi.com)<br>
;; WHEN: Mon Jan 20 19:33:18 2003<br>
;; MSG SIZE&nbsp; rcvd: 331<br><br>
[eherot@cvs eherot]$ <br><br>
</tt>---end demonstration---<br><br>
At 07:04 PM 1/20/2003 -0500, you wrote:<br>
<blockquote type=cite class=cite cite>So first, I find out that they
disabled RDNS for 'security reasons' --<br>
which wouldnt' bother me much if servers I like a LOT more than
attbi<br>
wouldn't check RDNS.&nbsp; But hey, CNN works, and to them, 'Thats
proof<br>
that there are no DNS issues'.</blockquote></html>