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For amusement (more on root nameserver problem)
Hi, Received the following recently. I'll let it speak for itself. Regards, -drc -------- Original Message -------- >>From: FGC Sunnyvale NOC [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] >>Sent: Wednesday, November 11, 1998 4:14 PM >>To: email@example.com >>Subject: Internet Degradation November 11, 1998 >> >>Inconsistencies between InterNIC and the Internet Software Consortium >>(root-servers.net) caused a wide-scale DNS outage today starting around >>17:15 UTC (09:15 PST). Technically, F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET's cache seemed to >>have been removed or in some way distorted. A number of domains may have >>shown up as non-existant during queries. This has in no way affected >>internal FGC nameservers. >> >>Unfortunately, InterNIC was unaware of this situation directly. The >>Internet Software Consortium who maintain the root-servers were >>unavailable for discussing the situation directly. >> >>The situation was resolved at approximately 20:30 UTC (12:30 PST). >> >>Frontier GlobalCenter ticket #981111066 was created to track this >>service degradation. >> >>If you have questions regarding this email notification, wish to be >>removed from the customer list, or require further assistance, please >>send Email to 'firstname.lastname@example.org' or call 1-888-541-9888, >>outside the US dial +1-408-541-9888. Thanks!