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DNS on Windows 2000, Second Edition by Cricket Liu, Matt Larson

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Name

PTR (pointer) — (From RFC 1035, page 18)

Textual representation:

                     owner ttl class PTR dname

Example:

1.249.249.192.in-addr.arpa.  IN PTR wormhole.movie.edu.

Binary representation:

PTR type code: 12
    +--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+
    /                   PTRDNAME                    /
    +--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+

where:

PTRDNAME

A domain-name which points to some location in the domain name space.

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