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Re: DNS problems

  • From: Sean Donelan
  • Date: Fri Dec 31 13:28:31 1999

There are domain problems everyday of the year.  CI Host issued a press
release yesterday, they had data problems with their nameservers related
to some construction in their computer room.  It is not related to Y2K.

On Fri, 31 December 1999, Blake Willis wrote:
> A few (perhaps 2%) of the domains I've looked up today aren't
> resolving.  It appears that several hosting companies have turned off their
> nameservers until after this Y19100 foolishness is over. is one
> of them.  I wonder if their customer SLA covers this.  It seems that this
> reaction is a lot like what many predict will happen to phone systems:  the
> date rollover doesn't break things, panic does.  Has anyone on the list shut
> down any equipment as preventative maintenence, and if so, how have your
> customers reacted?