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Re: the value of reverse address lookups?

  • From: Joe Maimon
  • Date: Wed Mar 31 21:19:54 2004



Douglas F. Calvert wrote:

<snip>

What more is known about the mail sender or ssh client
just because the reverse address lookup goes through?

You have a clue as to who their ISP thinks they are...for starters. Also its easier on the eyes in the logfiles.

Anyone care to give their thoughts on the legacy aspect?
I gather that most people here, far from viewing it as legacy, increasingly support more prejudicial treatment of those hosts without it...

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Douglas F. Calvert











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