h.root-servers.net returning false negatives (fwd)

Marc Slemko marcs at znep.com
Wed Jan 13 19:40:16 UTC 1999

On Wed, 13 Jan 1999, Marc Slemko wrote:

> FYI, below is a copy of a message I sent to the appropriate people.
> I guess that this time it isn't as bad since it is at least possible that
> there were automated scripts that didn't detect this, since it is only
> happening for certain domains.
> Expect sporadic difficulties resolving names for domains that are impacted
> if you happen to talk to h.root-servers.net.

This appears to have been fixed ~10:30PST, half an hour or so after I sent
the original message.

There are still a bunch of root nameservers that appear to be a few days
behind on zone file updates, but that is another issue.

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