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Re: AOL breaking dns spoof protection

  • From: Phil Rosenthal
  • Date: Thu Aug 07 21:07:20 2003


dig www.aol.com. aaaa

; <<>> DiG 8.3 <<>> www.aol.com. aaaa
;; res options: init recurs defnam dnsrch
;; res_nsend to server default: Operation timed out


I think that's your problem. It seems aol is not answering AAAA queries at all, when to be correct they should actually be sending back responses saying there is no AAAA record, so the client can then request an A record, and move on.

--Phil

On Thursday, August 7, 2003, at 1:32 PM, Booth, Michael (ENG) wrote:

I can't even load www.aol.com now that we're running both IPV4 and IPV6
in the office.  nslookup just times out.  Does anyone else have this
problem?

Michael





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