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[rpd] Lame Delegations in AFRINIC Reverse DNS Proposal

Bill Woodcock woody at
Wed May 31 08:21:30 UTC 2017

> On May 31, 2017, at 10:57 AM, David Siebörger <drs at> wrote:
> I support the Lame Delegations proposal.
> The only concern I have is that, while the policy calls for repeated testing
> before taking action (proposed CPM 10.7.1), the tests should be conducted
> from multiple locations on the Internet.  A routing problem which causes a
> nameserver to be only partially reachable should not result in delegations to
> that nameserver being removed.  This may be merely an implementation detail
> that doesn't need to be explicitly addressed in policy, though.

Agreed.  I do believe that’s an implementation detail rather than policy, also.

An implementation could use the RIPE Atlas API, which could easily satisfy your (very reasonable) requirement.


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