[nSLUG] mozilla.com webserver down?

Daniel Morrison draker at gmail.com
Wed Jul 2 14:06:52 ADT 2008


I was querying mozilla.com's own NS servers and getting 'connection timed out'.
Interestingly that doesn't happen from an eastlink address; from
eastlink it works.

Looks to me that it's not eastlink that's weird; it's everyone else.

-D.

2008/7/2 Ian Campbell <ian at slu.ms>:
> On Wed, Jul 02, 2008 at 01:08:07PM -0300, Daniel Morrison wrote:
>> You're still using those Eastlink DNS servers.  On the real Internet,
>> it's still dead:
>>
>> [daniel at loki ~]$ nslookup www.mozilla.com
>> Server:         129.173.1.10
>> Address:        129.173.1.10#53
>>
>> Non-authoritative answer:
>> www.mozilla.com canonical name = www-mozilla-com.geo.mozilla.com.
>>
>> [daniel at loki ~]$ nslookup www-mozilla-com.geo.mozilla.com
>> Server:         129.173.1.10
>> Address:        129.173.1.10#53
>>
>> Non-authoritative answer:
>> *** Can't find www-mozilla-com.geo.mozilla.com: No answer
>
>
> Maybe in some places, that's not what I'm seeing personally though.
>
> These are  DNS servers spread fairly evenly across North America
> (295.ca, accesscomm.ca, vpslink.com, slicehost.com) and one in
> Germany.
>
> Maybe Eastlink and Dal are caching negative results a little longer
> than they should be?
>
>
> ;; ANSWER SECTION:
> www-mozilla-com.geo.mozilla.com. 29 IN  A   63.245.209.10
>
> ;; Query time: 294 msec
> ;; SERVER: 204.83.142.2#53(204.83.142.2)
> ;; WHEN: Wed Jul  2 10:31:53 2008



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