Yahoo DNS broken?

Mike Tancsa mike at sentex.net
Wed Dec 3 14:47:07 CST 2008


At 03:40 PM 12/3/2008, Mills, Charles wrote:
>Their other pages (finance.yahoo.com) and such seem to resolve ok.
>
>Wondering if it isn't part of a bigger problem because I got a complaint
>that many sites
>Were unreachable for a bit.


www.yahoo.com seems to be a CNAME for wa1.b.yahoo.com and delegated to ...

;; Received 201 bytes from 192.41.162.30#53(L.GTLD-SERVERS.NET) in 39 ms

www.yahoo.com.          300     IN      CNAME   www.wa1.b.yahoo.com.
wa1.b.yahoo.com.        300     IN      NS      yf1.yahoo.com.
wa1.b.yahoo.com.        300     IN      NS      yf2.yahoo.com.
;; Received 123 bytes from 68.180.131.16#53(ns1.yahoo.com) in 27 ms


% host yf1.yahoo.com
yf1.yahoo.com has address 68.142.254.15

Neither yf1.yahoo.com nor yf2 are responding to queries for me, but I 
can reach them

0[granite]% time host wa1.b.yahoo.com 68.142.254.15
;; connection timed out; no servers could be reached
0.002u 0.000s 0:10.00 0.0%      0+0k 0+0io 0pf+0w
1[granite]%

% ping -c 1 yf1.yahoo.com
PING yf1.yahoo.com (68.142.254.15): 56 data bytes
64 bytes from 68.142.254.15: icmp_seq=0 ttl=56 time=28.282 ms

--- yf1.yahoo.com ping statistics ---
1 packets transmitted, 1 packets received, 0% packet loss
round-trip min/avg/max/stddev = 28.282/28.282/28.282/0.000 ms

         ---Mike 





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