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broken glue in .net domain

  • From: Michael Dillon
  • Date: Wed Jul 19 19:08:50 1995

We are attempting to get the Internic to change our secondary nameserver 
for the domain but not having much luck. Our change requests 
for went through in a few days. But the Internic rejected 
the first request saying we needed to use a new form. So we resubmitted 
but it is now almost two weeks ago. What is the point of a new form if we 
cannot get things updated any faster?

Then we noticed that DNS to our new secondary nameserver was 
acting wierd. So we dug into the .net domain and discovered several A 
records with the WRONG IP ADDRESS. I don't know whether it was a typing 
error at the Internic or whether somebody at BC.NET screwed up, but why 
do changes like this take so long if nobody even verifies such a simple 
and obvious thing?

You can see this by trying the whois command on, or Compare the IP address for with the one 
given by nslookup when talking to an authoratative server for the domain 

In addition there is at least one glue record for which 
erroneously reports its IP address to be which is also wrong 
since ns1 is the same as

Michael Dillon                                    Voice: +1-604-546-8022
Memra Software Inc.                                 Fax: +1-604-542-4130                             E-mail:

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