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Re: Aol.com missing ??

  • From: Phil Howard
  • Date: Thu Jun 26 15:53:37 1997

Martin J. Hannigan writes...

> AOL and Netscape aren't pushing A records and 
> erols.net is cnamed to ns0.erols.net
> 
> It's not a problem per se.

I guess this is leaking off topic a bit, but, FWIW, AOL.COM does have MX
records pointing to CNAME records.  It causes my named to whine through
syslog a lot.

Basically, I'm not expecting AOL to have everything up to snuff in the
DNS department.  But I've seen worse with some big providers.

| phil@charon:/home/phil 4> nslookup -qt=mx aol.com 152.163.199.42
| Server:  dns-01.aol.com
| Address:  152.163.199.42
|  
| aol.com preference = 25, mail exchanger = b.mr.aol.com
| aol.com preference = 25, mail exchanger = c.mr.aol.com
| aol.com preference = 15, mail exchanger = a.mx.aol.com
| aol.com preference = 15, mail exchanger = b.mx.aol.com
| aol.com preference = 15, mail exchanger = c.mx.aol.com
| aol.com preference = 15, mail exchanger = d.mx.aol.com
| aol.com preference = 15, mail exchanger = e.mx.aol.com
| aol.com preference = 25, mail exchanger = a.mr.aol.com
| aol.com nameserver = dns-02.aol.com
| aol.com nameserver = dns-aol.ans.net
| aol.com nameserver = dns-01.aol.com
| dns-02.aol.com  internet address = 152.163.199.56
| dns-aol.ans.net internet address = 198.83.210.28
| dns-01.aol.com  internet address = 152.163.199.42
| phil@charon:/home/phil 5> nslookup -qt=any b.mr.aol.com 152.163.199.42
| Server:  dns-01.aol.com
| Address:  152.163.199.42
|  
| b.mr.aol.com    canonical name = mrin04.mx.aol.com
| mr.aol.com      nameserver = dns-01.aol.com
| mr.aol.com      nameserver = dns-02.aol.com
| mr.aol.com      nameserver = dns-aol.ans.net
| dns-01.aol.com  internet address = 152.163.199.42
| dns-02.aol.com  internet address = 152.163.199.56
| dns-aol.ans.net internet address = 198.83.210.28
| phil@charon:/home/phil 6> 

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Phil Howard KA9WGN   +-------------------------------------------------------+
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phil at milepost.com +-------------------------------------------------------+




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