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Re: www.etrade.com has no DNS A record !

  • From: John Hawkinson
  • Date: Tue Jan 25 22:09:23 2000

Why is discussion of a single site's DNS configuration screwup
appropriate for NANOG?

Is your goal to get the word out to people who use E*TRADE?
I don't think NANOG is right for that.

Is your goal to get the word out to network providers of people
who use E*TRADE? Do you really expect that many of them will
forward this announcement or make good use of it? Should
a message be sent to NANOG every time CNN, Netscape, or Yahoo
go down?

Am I missing something here? [Like a sense of humor?]

--jhawk

> Delivered-To: nanog-outgoing@merit.edu
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> Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2000 11:11:57 -0500
> To: nanog@merit.edu
> From: Kai Schlichting <kai@pac-rim.net>
> Subject: www.etrade.com has no DNS A record !
> Precedence: bulk
> Errors-To: owner-nanog-outgoing@merit.edu
> X-Loop: nanog
> 
> 
> Expect some major customer complaints about this one: www.etrade.com has
> no A record, and all other addresses are redirected to that very name.
> 
> I just sent this to Etrade:





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