[SATLUG] Linux Client DNS Hostname Lookup Problem (reverse dns)
Jon Mark Allen
jm at allensonthe.net
Wed Jun 18 14:29:01 CDT 2008
On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 14:07, Geoff <geofff at w5omr.shacknet.nu> wrote:
> just for reference, Jaret... my resolv.conf points to the ip address of
> the domain name server. There are two lines that are something like:
> domain hostname.ext
> nameserver umerical.ip.address.to.hostname.ext (ie: 192.168.1.1)
> you could point it to 188.8.131.52 - I don't remember who that belongs to,
> but it's a nameserver.
184.108.40.206 belongs to Level3 Communications
220.127.116.11 and 18.104.22.168 are also open Level 3 DNS resolvers.
Also keep in mind those IPs will obviously only work if the network
you're on isn't blocking outbound DNS queries (which is sometimes the
bash-prompt:~$ whois 22.214.171.124
OrgName: Level 3 Communications, Inc.
Address: 1025 Eldorado Blvd.
NetRange: 126.96.36.199 - 188.8.131.52
NetType: Direct Allocation
OrgAbuseName: Abuse POC LVLT
OrgAbuseEmail: security at level3.com
OrgTechName: ARIN Contact
OrgTechEmail: arin-contact at genuity.net
OrgTechName: Tech POC LVLT
OrgTechEmail: ipaddressing at level3.com
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