Merit Network
Can't find what you're looking for? Search the Mail Archives.
  About Merit   Services   Network   Resources & Support   Network Research   News   Events   Home

Discussion Communities: Merit Network Email List Archives

North American Network Operators Group

Date Prev | Date Next | Date Index | Thread Index | Author Index | Historical

Re: InterNIC modification

  • From: Steven J. Sobol
  • Date: Sun Sep 27 23:30:57 1998

On Thu, Sep 24, 1998 at 09:54:48PM -0700, Marc Slemko wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Sep 1998 wrote:
> > 
> > Hi all!
> > 
> > Is it Internic becoming slower in their modifications?  We have sent a
> > modification request twice and until now - nothing has happened....
> It is not being sent from the address of one of the contacts, so it
> will not be automatically processed.
> Anything that isn't automatically processed gets printed and thrown
> into a big slightly malfunctioning paper shredder.  Anything that makes
> it through the paper shreader is then looked at and sometimes responded 
> to.  The time that it takes for this to happen is based on the mandatory
> one week delay before it is printed just for good luck, and then the
> chances of making it through the shredder.  Note that their method may
> vary slightly from that described above, but the effect is the same.

I've found that on changes to domains for which I'm already a contact,
setting my authentication to CRYPT-PW works well, causing changes to be
completed within hours.

Note that CRYPT-PW apparently only refers to how the passwords are stored
on the InterNIC's servers; they're sent in plaintext when you e-mail the


Anyone who spams me will be subject to torture by Jake,
my killer attack hedgehog, and/or Lizzy and Junior, my man-eating iguanas.

Discussion Communities

About Merit | Services | Network | Resources & Support | Network Research
News | Events | Contact | Site Map | Merit Network Home

Merit Network, Inc.