I was curious as to how the GTM gslb functions when executing a reverse lookup. I have a gslb url that fetches two ltm vips when I perform a nslookup, but when I try to perform a reverse lookup on the IP received, nothing like a failed result appears.
Is this the gslb via GTM default behavior? or something not configured as is?
Forward and reverse looks have nothing to do with each other. If luck the F5 GUI might add a record, but it does not mean things will work. Have a look under
forward lookup: DNS> zone>zonerunner>resource records: view = external (unless you use split DNS), names = FQDN domain, type=a/aaaa , names = host name/Wide IP names. you should see "0" TTL records if the Wide IP is defined.
forward lookup DNS> zone>zonerunner>>resource records: view = external (unless you use split DNS), names = ...in-addr-arpa. you see PTR type records if things are defined. RDATA = FQDN.
dig/nslookup FQDN F5-ip to test forward - i.e. nslookup f5.com 18.104.22.168
dig/nslookup q=ptr (IP address in reverse).in-addr-arpa. F5-ip to test reverse
i.e. nslookup -q=ptr 22.214.171.124.in-addr.arpa 126.96.36.199 (might have the incorrect syntax here)
For forward lookup the domain above you need to define you as a subdomain using NX records. Same for reverse but is probably your IPS or who you got the IP address from is the DNS holder. I think you need a BGP AS number for this setup. i.e F5 the owner of *.162.107.in-addr.arpa would need to define NX record for “162” then then in thay zone can the PRT recodes be defined.
I assume you talking about public DNS and not a private DNS.