Enable query type PTR for a local addresses IP in Bind forwarding DNS server.

Bind creates the “empty zones” by default. So, that is why the reverse DNS (the query type PTR) lookup does not work for a local addresses IP.
Define “empty-zones-enable no;” in named.conf this will work as you expect.

Also you can created reverse map zone for your local machines, for example:

zone "16.172.in-addr.arpa" IN {

type forward;
forwarders {;;;};
forward only;

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