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Re: the GOV top-level domain

  • From: Mathias Koerber
  • Date: Tue Sep 22 14:15:06 1998

But it should give me an Authority section, no?
Itned not be authoritative for GOV itself, but have the
delegation, whichit seems it hasn't..

b,c,d are OK at this time, but they have thezone of 18 Sept
(a has 20 Sept)


-----Original Message-----
From: bmanning@vacation.karoshi.com <bmanning@vacation.karoshi.com>
To: Sean Donelan <SEAN@SDG.DRA.COM>
Cc: nanog@merit.edu <nanog@merit.edu>
Date: Tuesday, September 22, 1998 7:59 AM
Subject: Re: the GOV top-level domain


|A has not been the authoritative source for .GOV for a while.
|Check G.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.  
|
|26% dig @G.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. gov. ns
|
|; <<>> DiG 8.1 <<>> @G.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. gov. ns 
|; (1 server found)
|;; res options: init recurs defnam dnsrch
|;; got answer:
|;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 10
|;; flags: qr aa rd; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 9, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 9
|;; QUERY SECTION:
|;;      gov, type = NS, class = IN
|
|;; ANSWER SECTION:
|gov.                    1D IN NS        H.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
|gov.                    1D IN NS        G.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
|gov.                    1D IN NS        F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
|gov.                    1D IN NS        I.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
|gov.                    1D IN NS        E.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
|gov.                    1D IN NS        D.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
|gov.                    1D IN NS        B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
|gov.                    1D IN NS        C.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
|gov.                    1D IN NS        A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
|
|
|Looks like you hit an update "fade" on that particular server.
|
|
|
|
|> Is it just me, or are other people having trouble with the GOV
|> domain today.
|> 
|> The a.root-server.net doesn't seem to be returning the NS records
|> for the GOV domain.  I'm not a 'dig' expert, so what am I doing
|> wrong?
|> 
|> Here is a DIG response for the GOV top-level domain, notice
|> it just returns an SOA record for the a.root-servers.net, no
|> NS records.
|> 
|> 
|> # dig @198.41.0.4 gov. ns
|> ; <<>> DiG 2.2 <<>> @198.41.0.4 gov. ns 
|> ; (1 server found)
|> ;; res options: init recurs defnam dnsrch
|> ;; got answer:
|> ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NXDOMAIN, id: 10
|> ;; flags: qr aa rd; Ques: 1, Ans: 0, Auth: 1, Addit: 0
|> ;; QUESTIONS:
|> ;; gov, type = NS, class = IN
|> 
|> ;; AUTHORITY RECORDS:
|> . 86400 SOA A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. hostmaster.INTERNIC.NET. (
|> 1998092000 ; serial
|> 1800 ; refresh (30 mins)
|> 900 ; retry (15 mins)
|> 604800 ; expire (7 days)
|> 86400 ) ; minimum (1 day)
|> 
|> ;; Total query time: 269 msec
|> ;; FROM: drgate.dra.com to SERVER: 198.41.0.4
|> ;; WHEN: Mon Sep 21 18:18:50 1998
|> ;; MSG SIZE  sent: 21  rcvd: 94
|> 
|> 
|> 
|> Here is a DIG response for a non-existant top-level domain,
|> same type of response as for the GOV domain.
|> 
|> # dig @198.41.0.4 kasdgkasdgk. ns
|> ; <<>> DiG 2.2 <<>> @198.41.0.4 kasdgkasdgk. ns 
|> ; (1 server found)
|> ;; res options: init recurs defnam dnsrch
|> ;; got answer:
|> ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NXDOMAIN, id: 10
|> ;; flags: qr aa rd; Ques: 1, Ans: 0, Auth: 1, Addit: 0
|> ;; QUESTIONS:
|> ;; kasdgkasdgk, type = NS, class = IN
|> 
|> ;; AUTHORITY RECORDS:
|> . 86400 SOA A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. hostmaster.INTERNIC.NET. (
|> 1998092000 ; serial
|> 1800 ; refresh (30 mins)
|> 900 ; retry (15 mins)
|> 604800 ; expire (7 days)
|> 86400 ) ; minimum (1 day)
|> 
|> ;; Total query time: 273 msec
|> ;; FROM: drgate.dra.com to SERVER: 198.41.0.4
|> ;; WHEN: Mon Sep 21 18:23:23 1998
|> ;; MSG SIZE  sent: 29  rcvd: 102
|> 
|> 
|> -- 
|> Sean Donelan, Data Research Associates, Inc, St. Louis, MO
|>   Affiliation given for identification not representation
|> 
|





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