senate.gov down

Jonathan Lassoff jof at thejof.com
Sat Jun 7 03:05:30 CDT 2008


Querying from here (inside 69.59.128.0/18), I see sen-dmzp.senate.gov (156.33.195.40) and sen-dmzs.senate.gov (156.33.195.41) returning authoritatively for senate.gov:

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jonathan at sfo:~$ dig @156.33.195.40 senate.gov. in a

; <<>> DiG 9.3.4 <<>> @156.33.195.40 senate.gov. in a
; (1 server found)
;; global options:  printcmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 50611
;; flags: qr aa rd; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 2, ADDITIONAL: 2

;; QUESTION SECTION:
;senate.gov.                    IN      A

;; ANSWER SECTION:
senate.gov.             10800   IN      A       156.33.195.33

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What if you query the nameservers directly by IP instead of by name?

Cheers,
jonathan

On Sat, Jun 07, 2008 at 12:01:39AM -0700, Bruce Williams wrote:
>    *   Looking for who is responsible for root zone and followed
>      b.root-servers.net.
>    * Looking for who is responsible for gov and followed
>      g.gov.zoneedit.com.
>    * Looking for who is responsible for senate.gov and followed
>      sen-dmzp.senate.gov.
> 
> 
>        Nameservers for www.senate.gov:
> 
>    * *sen-dmzp.senate.gov* returned (SERVFAIL)
>    * *sen-dmzs.senate.gov* returned (SERVFAIL)
> 
> Bruce Williams
> 




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