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Re: h.gtld-servers.net offline...
On Thu, 15 Jun 2006, william(at)elan.net 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.