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Re: Name server problems? or did Microsoft forget to pay their billagain?
On Wed, 24 Jan 2001, Marshall Eubanks wrote: > The database that includes this information is called a DNS Table. On > Saturday, MyDomain.com accidentally released a DNS table to the world > that was full of errors, Lau said. The mistakes meant a small fraction of > Web surfers trying to visit Yahoo.com were instead sent to an IP address > inside MyDomains.com. > > Reminds me of Eugene Kashpureff... hardly. the issue with mydomain.com is that certain *nix's have it listed in /etc/resolv.conf (or the specific equivalent) as an example although it's commented out. your joe-intelligent administrator apparently decided to uncomment it. to my knowledge, mydomain.com didn't do anything illegal, where as eugene decided to get zerocool. actually, i find it slightly funny. -ken harris toronto, canada