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RE: 4q98 in-addr.audit notice

  • From: Barry Raveendran Greene
  • Date: Fri Sep 25 01:22:38 1998


Adding to Bill's list of things to check on your DNS servers, please
consider implementing RFC 1876 - `A Means for Expressing Location
Information in the Domain Name System.' RFC 1876 defines the format of a DNS
Resource Record (RR) for associating host location mappings to host names
within a domain.

In other words, you can put longitude, latitude, and altitude in the RR
record, have a tool query it, and be able to plot the geographic location of
the DNS site!

See the following URLs for details:

Consider RFC 1876, even if it's just a rough guess based on a wall map of
your country.



> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of bmanning@ISI.EDU
> Sent: Friday, September 25, 1998 4:50 AM
> To:;;;
> Cc: bmanning@ISI.EDU; action@ISI.EDU
> Subject: 4q98 in-addr.audit notice
> Hello,
> 	I am sorry for duplicates that you may receive.
> 	This is to let you know that I will be starting the next quarter
> sweep of the tree on 03 oct 1998.  I'd appreciate it if you
> would review
> for details.  Specifically, I'd appreciate your adding the two referenced
> probes to your xfernets directives so that a valid audit may proceed. The
> run may take as long as 600 wall-clock hours. The results will be posted
> to the web page.
> 	A target for this audit run is to attempt to identify DNS version
> distribution.  If there are any questions, please feel free to contact me.
> If there are others that you feel should be aware, forward the information
> on to them and/or me.
> 	Thank you for your consideration.
> --bill
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