Subject: Re: Disable Telnetd/ftpd Reverse DNS?
To: Bryan McWhirt <>
From: Ken Hornstein <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 06/13/2000 12:51:34
> Is there a way to disable the Reverse Lookup that both telnetd and
> ftpd do?
> The locations Im telneting from do not have reverse entries and never
> will have.  My whole ISP does nto support Reverse Lookup (wich is a
> pain in the ase since it's also my work).

The thing I don't understand is if you don't have any entries in your
IN-ADDR.ARPA zone, then you should get back a negative answer fairly
quickly.  If you're experience long delays, then that sounds like a
lame delegation, and your site has a serious problem that needs fixed.