At 01:00 PM 1/21/97 -0900, Mike wrote:
>Putting in the reverse wildcard entry solved the immediate problem. So my
>question now is, does an ftp server configured as Daniel describes compare
>the forward and reverse lookups to see if they're the same, or does it just
>look for a positive response in both directions? If they must be the same,
>obviously Mike Jones's forward wildcard entry won't work. I don't know of a
>"double-lookup" server to test this with, and I don't want someone to run
>into one at a bad time...
AFAIK, servers configured in this way look only for a positive response on
the reverse lookup. FTP.UU.NET checks for reverse lookups...it's extremely
busy during prime time, though.
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