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Re: [anti-spam-wg@ripe.net] Abuse contacts in RIPE database and whois

On Fri, Sep 24, 2004 at 02:07:40PM +0200, Patrick Oonk wrote:
> Apart from the fact that the RP record is a good and simple method, it 
> does not seem to work in BIND 9. Using the example at 
> http://soa.granitecanyon.com/pexample.html I created a RP record
> mydomain.com	IN	RP	abuse.mydomain.com.

a RP RR takes two arguments. You want to write
  mydomain.com	IN	RP	abuse.mydomain.com. .
The second argument is an optional reference to another RR like
    example.com.  IN	RP	abuse.example.com. abuse.people.example.com.
    abuse.people.example.com. IN TXT "Abuse Dept, phone: 555-1234"

See the excerpt of the RFC at


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