>Underscores, according to the RFCs are NOT legal characters. Arguable. RFC2782 (A DNS RR for specifying the location of services (DNS SRV)) defines SRV RR records and states that they should start with an _. RFC3600 (the latest STD1) states that RFC2782 is a "proposed standard". -Walden ------------ Walden H Leverich III President & CEO Tech Software (516) 627-3800 x11 (208) 692-3308 eFax WaldenL@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx http://www.TechSoftInc.com Quiquid latine dictum sit altum viditur. (Whatever is said in Latin seems profound.) -----Original Message----- From: midrange-l-bounces+waldenl=techsoftinc.com@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-bounces+waldenl=techsoftinc.com@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Adam Lang Sent: Thursday, March 11, 2004 8:54 AM To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion Subject: Re: iSeries DNS and Windows 2000 AD Interesting that it won't accept it, but it is technically correct. Underscores, according to the RFCs are NOT legal characters. Microsoft decided to do it anyway. Many resolvers will still accept and resolve it, but basically they are broken and non-standard names. ----- Original Message ----- From: "Nathan Simpson" <nathan@xxxxxxxxxx> To: <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Wednesday, March 10, 2004 11:43 PM Subject: iSeries DNS and Windows 2000 AD > Hi, > > Is anyone using their iSeries (V5R2) DNS server in a Windows 2000 AD > Domain? > > How did you add the SRV records? > > Which entries did you add? > > I tried to add some of the entries manually (the ones I thought were the > ones to add) but it won't allow an '_' (underscore). > > Are there any other tricks to be aware of? > > Regards, > > Nathan Simpson > _______________________________________________ > This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing list > To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx > To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, > visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/midrange-l > or email: MIDRANGE-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx > Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives > at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l. _______________________________________________ This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing list To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/midrange-l or email: MIDRANGE-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l.
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