[Pdns-users] reverse zone /27 subnet - migrating from bind

Matthias Cramer matthias.cramer at iway.ch
Fri Jan 25 08:54:52 UTC 2019


Hi Martin

n 25/01/2019 09:33, Martin Kellermann via Pdns-users wrote:
> hi Andy,
> 
>> By way of example, I (in the ISP role) delegate 85.119.82.118/32 to
>> an end user by putting the equivalent of:
>>
>> 118-32  NS      ns1.abominable.org.uk.
>> 118-32  NS      ns2.abominable.org.uk.
>> 118     CNAME   118.118-32.82.119.85.in-addr.arpa.
>>
>> into the zone 82.119.85.in-addr.arpa. So they have been delegated
>> the zone "118-32.82.119.85.in-addr.arpa". In their zone they
>> (apparently) have put the equivalent of:
>>
>> 118 PTR diablo.404.cx.
> 
> but that doesnt work with powerdns on client side, at least for me.
> taking your example with /31 instead of /32, the client zone would be named 
> "118-31.82.119.85.in-addr.arpa" and contains
>  118 PTR diablo.404.cx. 
>  119 PTR xyz.404.cx.
> unfortunately, this does not work with powerdns. setting up such a zone and doing a
> dig 85.119.82.119 [client powerdns IP] gives a "Host 85.119.82.119.in-addr.arpa not found: 5(REFUSED)"
> when renaming the zone to "82.119.85.in-addr.arpa" it works - obviously.
> but this can't be correct. since the client server will give wrong answers for 85.119.82.0-117 and 85.119.82.120-255
> sorry, i really can't see, what i am missing.

You cant ask your dns directly, it only knows about the zone 118-31.82.119.85.in-addr.arpa.
So you would need do do:

dig 118.18-31.82.119.85.in-addr.arpa ptr @dnsip

to get a correct result you have to ask the dns at the provider and there you get back a cname pointing to your entry,.

Regards

  Matthias

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