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RE: Root DNS Servers 2

  • From: Greg Schwimer
  • Date: Sat Apr 23 11:50:10 2005

I've heard rumour that the problem is not limited to NS59 and NS60 at
WORLDNIC.com, and that use of the the truncate bit is involved in some
cases, forcing queries to use TCP.


> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: Root DNS Servers 2
> From: "Patrick W. Gilmore" <patrick@ianai.net>
> Date: Fri, April 22, 2005 8:55 am
> To: nanog@merit.edu
> Cc: "Patrick W. Gilmore" <patrick@ianai.net>
> 
> On Apr 22, 2005, at 11:47 AM, Christopher L. Morrow wrote:
> 
> >> The problem appears to be with
> >>
> >> ipc.com nameserver = NS60.WORLDNIC.com.
> >> ipc.com nameserver = NS59.WORLDNIC.com.
> >>
> >> Anyone know what's happening?
> >>
> >
> > note, I'm not a dns admin nor a network engineer, BUT these aren't  
> > root
> > servers... Perhaps your host(s) are being filtered at  
> > worldnic.com's host
> > level while your provider's server(s) are not?
> 
> I have been told by a Network Solutions hosting customer that the NSI  
> name servers are down.  This is (obviously) affecting their mail & web.
> 
> Since WORLDNIC.com is NSI, this would make sense.
> 
> But yeah, this ain't nuttin' to do wit da r00t servers.
> 
> -- 
> TTFN,
> patrick