Re: RFC 812

SMPnet ( )
Thu, 26 Jun 1997 19:23:22 -0400

To download the 128 bit encryption, the server does a reverse DNS lookup
to verify the IP address that you are coming from has a domain
name that is in the US. Went through this myself. I got another
one of my servers and it successfully did the lookup and verified
that the domain was domestic. I'm assuming you know about the "ban"
(yeh right) on "exporting" 128bit+ encryption technology.

Kurt A. Butzin, DDS wrote:
> Can anyone help me resolve the problem described below?
> Your attempt to download Microsoft Software failed for the following
> reason:
> Your computer originates from an unverifiable physical Domain location. Due
> to restrictions prohibiting export of 128 bit enabled software, the
> physical location of your computer must be verifiable. U.S.-only IE 3.0 128
> Questions and Answers addresses the most common questions you may have.
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> You should contact your system administrator to find out why the WHOIS
> information for the Domain your computer uses is not in compliance with RFC
> 812.
> Here is the WHOIS information that was returned for your domain:
> Molarnet Technologies Inc. (MOLAR2-DOM) 1936 Bay Street Saginaw, MI 48602
> Domain Name: MOLAR.NET Administrative Contact, Technical Contact, Zone
> Contact: Butzin DDS, Kurt A (KAB8) kurt@MOLAR.NET 517 249-4638 (FAX) 517
> 792-9158 Billing Contact: Butzin DDS, Kurt A (KAB8) kurt@MOLAR.NET 517
> 249-4638 (FAX) 517 792-9158 Record last updated on 11-Feb-97. Record
> created on 23-Aug-96. Database last updated on 26-Jun-97 05:43:41 EDT.
> Domain servers in listed order: DNS.MOLAR.NET SEC1.DNS.PSI.NET
> InterNIC Registration Services Host contains ONLY Internet Information
> (Networks, ASN's, Domains, and POC's). Please use the whois server at
> for MILNET Information.
> Kurt A. Butzin, DDS
> Molarnet Technologies, Inc. (An Internet Solutions Provider)
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