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Re: FBI.GOV forgot to pay their DNS bill?

  • From: blitz
  • Date: Mon Aug 12 21:31:15 2002

This is hilarious.....reminds me of a similar prob they had at FCC.

At 18:26 8/12/02 -0400, you wrote:


I guess the FBI/NIPC can't put out an alert about this one.

Notice the absence of any domain servers

> whois -h whois.nic.gov fbi.gov
% DOTGOV WHOIS Server ready
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI-DOM)
Information Resources Division Washington, DC 20535
Domain Name: FBI.GOV
Status: Active
Domain servers in listed order:
Technical POC, Administrative POC:
Sanders, Shereada L. (SLS1)
(202) 324-9430 (FAX)(202) 324-6720
SSANDERS.ICSU@FBI.GOV


> dig @a.root-servers.net fbi.gov any

; <<>> DiG 8.3 <<>> @a.root-servers.net fbi.gov any
; (1 server found)
;; res options: init recurs defnam dnsrch
;; got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NXDOMAIN, id: 4
;; flags: qr aa rd; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 0, AUTHORITY: 1, ADDITIONAL: 0
;; QUERY SECTION:
;;      fbi.gov, type = ANY, class = IN

;; AUTHORITY SECTION:
gov.                    1D IN SOA       A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
REGISTRAR.NIC.gov. (
                                        2002081201      ; serial
                                        1H              ; refresh
                                        15M             ; retry
                                        1W              ; expiry
                                        1D )            ; minimum


;; Total query time: 15 msec
;; FROM: clifden to SERVER: a.root-servers.net  198.41.0.4
;; WHEN: Mon Aug 12 18:24:40 2002
;; MSG SIZE  sent: 25  rcvd: 93




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