Re: MS DNS, UNIX and Reverse Lookup

Howard A. Brooks ( (no email) )
Wed, 15 Apr 1998 22:14:20 -0400

A big thank you for the help given with our DNS reverse lookup
problems. We finally structured the forward and reverse files
correctly and asked our upline to make any changes he needed to do
after sending him our new creations.

M$ now sees us a real and existing ISP for both 128bit encryption and
M$ Internet Networking.

-----Original Message-----
From: Kevin Seyer <>
To: <>
Date: Monday, April 13, 1998 2:38 PM
Subject: Re: MS DNS, UNIX and Reverse Lookup

>Hi Howard,
>The registered hostname for IP: is
>Reverse DNS resolves this IP to be
>This discrepency is why the IE download is failing.
>Check your in-arpa DNS settings in MS DNS Manager
>Hope this helps,
>Kevin Seyer
>Dolphin Communications Inc.
>Dallas, TX
>At 02:42 PM 4/12/98 -0400, you wrote:
>>Hello List:
>>I continue to struggle with reverse DNS lookups. My upline isp
>>(secondary) is UNIX and I'm NT4.0, IIS3 based. I recall seeing
>>something recently about WINS being placed in my Primary SOA so the
>>upline ISP can see me for reverse lookup purposes. Does any of this
>>make any sense to someone? My reverse lookup doesn't work. Do you
>>think because I have static IP addresses assigned to each port is
>>exacerbating the problem?
>>BTW if you want to see if yours is working try getting MS 128
>>Encryption IE at after dialing
>>Howard Brooks - President - IamNet, Inc. -
>>Your one stop Internet service, support and solutions shop.
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