DNS TTL adherence

Jon Lewis jlewis at lewis.org
Wed Mar 15 15:41:39 UTC 2006

On Wed, 15 Mar 2006, Simon Waters wrote:

>> This behavior is unfortunately not unique.
> Alas what others peoples servers do, shouldn't be an issue for you. Your
> problem is they can be coerced into a DoS attack, not that the data is stale.

Tell that to a customer when you've moved some resource of theirs to a 
different IP...having been careful to decrease the TTL well in advance.

Some parts of the internet are simply broken and beyond your control.

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