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Re: Microsoft spokesperson blames ICANN
Sean Donelan <email@example.com> writes: > Microsoft appears to be blaming ICANN for the failure with Microft's > domain name servers (all located at the same place at Microsoft). > > Microsoft has yet to pin down the cause of the DNS error. "It can > be a system or human error, but somebody could also have done this > intentionally," De Jonge said. "We don't manage the DNS ourselves, > it is a system controlled by the Internet Corporation for Assigned > Names and Numbers (ICANN) with worldwide replicas." Saying that it was the fault of anybody besides Microsoft is simply not correct...a Perl script I use for diagnosing DNS problems reported last night one root-server down (c), one gtld server (j) down, and all but one of Microsoft's DNS servers down. Asking a.root-servers.net about www.msn.com Asking b.root-servers.net about www.msn.com Asking c.root-servers.net about www.msn.com Error searching for 'www.msn.com' at 'c.root-servers.net': query timed out Asking d.root-servers.net about www.msn.com Asking e.root-servers.net about www.msn.com Asking f.root-servers.net about www.msn.com Asking g.root-servers.net about www.msn.com Asking h.root-servers.net about www.msn.com Asking i.root-servers.net about www.msn.com Asking j.root-servers.net about www.msn.com Asking k.root-servers.net about www.msn.com Asking l.root-servers.net about www.msn.com Asking dns4.cp.msft.net about www.msn.com Error searching for 'www.msn.com' at 'dns4.cp.msft.net': query timed out Asking dns5.cp.msft.net about www.msn.com Error searching for 'www.msn.com' at 'dns5.cp.msft.net': query timed out Asking dns7.cp.msft.net about www.msn.com Error searching for 'www.msn.com' at 'dns7.cp.msft.net': query timed out Asking dns6.cp.msft.net about www.msn.com Asking e.gtld-servers.net about www.msn.com Asking f.gtld-servers.net about www.msn.com Asking j.gtld-servers.net about www.msn.com Error searching for 'www.msn.com' at 'j.gtld-servers.net': query timed out Asking k.gtld-servers.net about www.msn.com Asking a.gtld-servers.net about www.msn.com Asking m.gtld-servers.net about www.msn.com Asking g.gtld-servers.net about www.msn.com Asking c.gtld-servers.net about www.msn.com Asking i.gtld-servers.net about www.msn.com Asking b.gtld-servers.net about www.msn.com Asking d.gtld-servers.net about www.msn.com 1 hosts [ 101/ 101 paths = 100.00% chance ] (dns6.cp.msft.net) reported: Sample path: a.root-servers.net -> dns6.cp.msft.net www.msn.com. 0 IN A 220.127.116.11 www.msn.com. 0 IN A 18.104.22.168 www.msn.com. 0 IN A 22.214.171.124 www.msn.com. 0 IN A 126.96.36.199 www.msn.com. 0 IN A 188.8.131.52 www.msn.com. 0 IN A 184.108.40.206 www.msn.com. 0 IN A 220.127.116.11 ------ScottG.