[ILUG] [OT] fun with esat dns
dave at dspsrv.com
Thu Jul 18 12:03:19 IST 2002
> These are now in place:
> % dig +short @a.gtld-servers.net. sec02.ns.esat.net. a
> % dig +short @a.gtld-servers.net. auth02.ns.esat.net. a
The glue for these has been in place for about three years now.
This is not something new. The glue for ns.isi.ie & ns.homenet.ie
has been in place for significantly longer.
> ... however, it seems that they weren't in place until quite recently;
> certainly the last couple of weeks have seen considerable trouble in
> the resolution of names in the esat.net space and associated zones.
> It might be smart for esat.net to ditch the isi.ie and homenet.ie
> terminology for the published nameservers, as it leads to an
> unnecessarily long and convoluted resolution process. Just changing
> the whois nameservers to contain auth02 and sec02 explicitly would
> help a great deal.
The current setup is due to an ongoing migration of all zones off
ns.isi.ie & ns.homenet.ie. Your diagnosis of the supposed problem
here is not valid as the glue records you refer to were put in
place before those two nameservers were ever put in production.
We are investigating potential problems but have so far found
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