[nSLUG] New Nova Scotia Open Source mirror, mirror.its.dal.ca

George N. White III gnwiii at gmail.com
Mon Sep 19 11:23:32 ADT 2011


On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 8:19 AM, Scott Walsh <walsh at cs.dal.ca> wrote:
> We're in the process of enabling IPv6, and something went south in the
> legacy DNS system when adding the 'AAAA' record, which clobbered the 'A'
> record (and still failed to create the 'AAAA' record). This was relayed
> to me but ITS, as I don't have access to the DNS tools myself.
>
> Our traffic dropped by about 88x (normally 600GB/day down to 6.8GB/day)
> during the DNS.

Today, I can't connect (from BIO) using 'mirror.its.dal.ca", but the IP works.

> On 11-08-28 07:56 PM, D G Teed wrote:
>>
>> I suspect whatever happened to the DNS/host management
>> there was an oddity and it won't happen again in many years.
>
> --
> Scott Walsh
> Systems Administrator
> Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University
> walsh at cs.dal.ca
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