North American Network Operators Group

Date Prev | Date Next | Date Index | Thread Index | Author Index | Historical

Re: microsoft

  • From: Christopher Schulte
  • Date: Fri Dec 28 13:12:25 2001

At 10:01 AM 12/28/2001 -0800, you wrote:

> Looks to me as if Microsoft is altering global delegation of their
> windowsupdate service.  Maybe diversifying the dns structure as they did
> with after the attacks a while back?

attacks?  you mean when they shot themselves in the 2182 foot?
I'm not aware of the exact reasons for their problems. I heard of a few DoS attacks which crippled them due to poor network diversification / design / foo.

there are some good ways to roll new dns delegations, where integrity is
maintained throughout the process.  there are many bad stoopid ways.  dig
and doc tell me that this is a case of the latter.
This is unquestionably the case. Good = nobody notices enough to start `dig`ging around in the first place.