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Re: h.gtld-servers.net offline...

  • From: william(at)elan.net
  • Date: Thu Jun 15 11:49:23 2006


On Thu, 15 Jun 2006, Christopher L. Morrow wrote:

On Thu, 15 Jun 2006, Will Hargrave wrote:
Joe Abley wrote:
I think you're mistaken about the server being off-line, since I can see
it just fine from many places. The RIPE NCC dnsmon tool can also see it
from its various probes:
I did (and do) check on multiple ASs that I run and asked a few others to
check, also checked looking glasses and so on.
So, out of curiousity, i loss of 1 of 13 gtld servers important? I believe
(though I could be mistaken) that these are actually anycast as well. I
think dropping even 2-3 of the servers probably wouldn't affect overall
performance would it? won't bind pick the 'best' place to ask regardless
and stick/prefer that over 'slow' servers?
I think he was right to report it here - its operational issue with very large TLD. But it is certainly nothing to seriously worry about as dns
compensates for such problems.

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William Leibzon
Elan Networks
william@elan.net




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