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Re: offline...

  • From: Christopher L. Morrow
  • Date: Thu Jun 15 12:15:31 2006

On Thu, 15 Jun 2006, william(at) wrote:

> On Thu, 15 Jun 2006, Christopher L. Morrow wrote:
> > On Thu, 15 Jun 2006, Will Hargrave wrote:
> >>
> >> Joe Abley wrote:
> >>> I think you're mistaken about the server being off-line, since I can see
> >>> it just fine from many places. The RIPE NCC dnsmon tool can also see it
> >>> from its various probes:
> >> I did (and do) check on multiple ASs that I run and asked a few others to
> >> check, also checked looking glasses and so on.
> >
> > So, out of curiousity, i loss of 1 of 13 gtld servers important? I believe
> > (though I could be mistaken) that these are actually anycast as well. I
> > think dropping even 2-3 of the servers probably wouldn't affect overall
> > performance would it? won't bind pick the 'best' place to ask regardless
> > and stick/prefer that over 'slow' servers?
> I think he was right to report it here - its operational issue with very
> large TLD. But it is certainly nothing to seriously worry about as dns
> compensates for such problems.

 Ooops, sorry, I didn't mean to harangue Will for reporting it, I was
asking if it was in fact not a big deal because the system has
compensation methods in place to deal with even 2-4 device outages.

sorry for the confusion.