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Re: I've just tried new.net's plugin. Don't.

  • From: Christian Nielsen
  • Date: Thu Mar 15 02:23:32 2001

On Wed, 14 Mar 2001, Chris Davis wrote:

> response NS is searchpages.newdotnet.net, IP 64.208.49.135
> echo reply from 64.208.49.135
> echo reply from 64.208.49.135
> echo reply from 64.208.49.135

Just blackhole that route. Then no one from your network can get to it. of
course, they would most likely have backup ips.


>
>
> So, I pinged a nonexistent domain name and got replies from
> test.new-net.vegas.idealab.com, 64.208.49.135
>
> C:\>ping asldj.asogh.asdlfj
>
> Pinging test.new-net.vegas.idealab.com [64.208.49.135] with 32 bytes of
> data:
>
> Reply from 64.208.49.135: bytes=32 time=60ms TTL=244
> Reply from 64.208.49.135: bytes=32 time=60ms TTL=244
> Reply from 64.208.49.135: bytes=32 time=60ms TTL=244
> Reply from 64.208.49.135: bytes=32 time=60ms TTL=244
>
>
> Seems that everything in the world not ending with an ICANN TLD  goes to
> 64.208.49.135.   Have a look at http://64.208.49.135
>
> Let's role play:
> German Customer: "I can't access the Bank of America site. I get something
> called Google"
> NOC: "Can you ping www.bankofamerica.com?"
> German Customer: "Yes"  { pinging www.bankofamerika.kom }
> NOC "Well, you have connectivity since you can ping it.  Let's see what else
> could be wrong.  You get Google, you say???"
>
>
> Now, tell me that's OK.
>
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