down sev0?

Matt Ghali matt at
Thu Oct 26 01:41:54 UTC 2006

On Wed, 25 Oct 2006, alex at wrote:

> I'm seeing * down (including ns*) from everywhere. Just a
> heads-up.

I'll take your word on exhaustively checking every possible 
address. BTW, do you mean nameservers down, webservers down, or 
something else? Did the Internet break?

> Would be interesting to see the RFO for that one, including the
> "why we didn't have any DNS servers offsite

They colo in more than a half-dozen facilities around the world.

> or used anycast to at least limit amount of damage".

I also have information from a pretty good source that they actually 
do quite a bit of anycast.


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