[ipv6hackers] Finding v6 hosts by efficiently mapping ip6.arpa

Peter van Dijk peter at 7bits.nl
Thu Mar 29 17:27:12 CEST 2012

Hi Gert,

On Mar 29, 2012, at 16:39 , Gert Doering wrote:

> Hi,
> On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 04:33:45PM +0200, Simon Perreault wrote:
>> We developed fairly efficient proof-of-concept code that is able to 
>> enumerate the whole reverse zone in a very reasonable time. 
>> (Autogenerated subnets need to be skipped.)
> What does it do if wildcards are used?

Presumably it will do 2^(128-prefixlen) queries and the user will abort it. I have not added any intelligence for detecting non-optimal situations.

Cheers, Peter

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