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    Sky Reverse DNS

    This is a discussion on Sky Reverse DNS within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; Just want to gauge opinions on this. Sky BB IP 's have a reverse DNS address which comprises a string ...

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      Sky Reverse DNS

      Just want to gauge opinions on this. Sky BB IP's have a reverse DNS address which comprises a string of HEX characters followed by .bb.sky.com.
      Example: 5ad89401.bb.sky.com
      Those Hex characters seem to just be the IP represented in base16/HEX.
      Why is this when most other ISP's use a reverse DNS consisting of the IP, Hypens and domain eg. 10-11-12-13.isp.com.
      Are these DNS entries tied to their respective dynamic IP's or are they updated dynamically so customers can be identified easily?


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      Re: Sky Reverse DNS

      They appear to be tied to the IP address, not the individual user. The customer can be identified by Sky quite easily by their IP address at any given point in time.

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