[ipv6-wg at ripe.net] arpa zone for 2002::/16 ?
Andrei Robachevsky andrei at ripe.net
Wed Jan 8 13:04:13 CET 2003
Gert Doering wrote: > Hi, > > On Fri, Jan 03, 2003 at 11:27:32AM +0100, Gert Doering wrote: > >>> Here you are talking about 3ffe & arpa. I would like to know if there is >>>something going to make reverse available for 2002::/16 addr space? Maybe >>>there could be used automatic zone delegation by current ipv4 ns delegation? >> >>Huh? 2002:: reverse delegation is available since 1999 or so, and since >>mid 2000 (if I remember correctly) both in ip6.int and ip6.arpa. That's >>not our problem here :-) > > > Sorry. I didn't have enough coffee yet. What I wrote relates to > 2001:: delegation, not 2002:: > > The situation on 2002:: 6to4 space is still a bit unclear, at least in > the RIPE land - there is an action item on the RIPE NCC to propose > a solution for 6to4 RR, but as far as I know, nothing has been implemented > yet. > This issue has been discussed at the private meeting during last IETF (please see David Kessen's report on this): > - 6to4 reverse delegation > > We discussed this topic briefly as a lesser priority item. > > As 6to4 is a transition mechanism for networks that can not get > native access to v6, we concluded that reverse delegation might not > be that important for the 6to4 addresses. > > This is clearly a point for more discussion for the DNS wg. > We would like to get more input from the community with regards to importance of this issue and preferable solutions. Explicit delegation of NS records for 6to4 addressed may require quite a lot of coordination efforts and may not be the best solution as it comes from some IETF documents (for example draft-ietf-dnsop-ipv6-dns-issues-00.txt and draft-moore-6to4-dns-03.txt). > Gert Doering > -- NetMaster Regards, Andrei Robachevsky CTO, RIPE NCC
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