by Robert Mibus
We all want IPv6, because the sky is falling, and many of us have gone back to the future and are trialling IPv6 already. This is a good thing. But many of us want our NodePonies too - we want those v6 addresses reverse mapped. There's no way your ISP is going to handle all those reverse mappings manually like they did for v4 - there's around 2^72 entries per customer! What do you use to solve your problem - use pymds!
This presentation is a real-world case study of how a successful Australian ISP - Internode - took a simple open-source DNS server and made it part of their production DNS environment. As we fall down the rabbit hole we'll discuss:
16th–20th January 2012