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Re: Fixing .com DNS glue records - who to contact?

  • From: Jim Popovitch
  • Date: Tue Aug 16 17:35:06 2005
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On Tue, 2005-08-16 at 17:19 -0400, Jim Popovitch wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-08-16 at 14:10 -0700, Matthew Elvey wrote:
> > A glue record for a .com domain ( is wrong, and I'm running 
> > into a brick wall trying to get it fixed.
> The problem is that the A and PTR records for your domain servers don't
> match up. See the "Mismatched glue" section of your dnsreport.  

Err, scratch that.  I misread your post.  

 $host is an alias for  \ domain name pointer

Is "" valid?

> I've got the same issue with some domains hosted over at's
> GPN (Global Partner Network) division.  GPN outsources DNS to eNom
> (which is an excellent thing), but the default GPN DNS settings use
> which has a PTR to  I
> *think* that this is OK per RFC, would really like to hear some expert
> opinions on this however.

I still would like to understand this validity of this however. ;-_

-Jim P.

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