ICANN opens up Pandora's Box of new TLDs

Gadi Evron ge at linuxbox.org
Fri Jun 27 23:34:34 CDT 2008


On Sat, 28 Jun 2008, Christopher Morrow wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 11:11 PM, Roger Marquis <marquis at roble.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, 27 Jun 2008, Christopher Morrow wrote:
>>>
>>> I'd point out that FastFlux is actually sort of how Akamai does
>>> it's job (inconsistent dns responses)
>>
>> That's not really fast flux.  FF uses TTLs of just a few seconds with
>> dozens of NS.  Also, in practice, most FF NS are invalid.  Not that FF has
>> a fixed definition...
>>
>
> ;; ANSWER SECTION:
> www.yahoo.com.          24      IN      CNAME   www.yahoo-ht3.akadns.net.
> www.yahoo-ht3.akadns.net. 57    IN      A       69.147.76.15
>
> akamai, 60 second TTL's... most of the FF things I've seen sit around
> 300seconds for NS and for A records. either way, this is 60 seconds
> which is fast enough.

Interesting, I was under the impression anything less than 120 is 
effectively as good as 120.

 	Gadi.




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