Spain was offline

Martin Hannigan hannigan at renesys.com
Fri Sep 1 04:53:41 UTC 2006



 >    * From: Sean Donelan
 >    * Date: Wed Aug 30 20:02:13 2006
 >
 >>On Thu, 31 Aug 2006, Gunther Stammwitz wrote:
 >>
 >>    Spain (at least the .es-part) was offline nobody reported it...?
 >>    What's going on? In the past you were faster...
 >
 >DNS operational problems were briefly discussed on the DNS operations
 >mailing list earlier.

hannigan at ghostbusters> host ns1.nic.es
ns1.nic.es has address 194.69.254.1

hannigan at ghostbusters> host ns2.nic.es
ns2.nic.es has address 194.69.254.38

hannigan at ghostbusters> host www.nic.es
www.nic.es has address 194.69.254.54

hannigan at ghostbusters> host www.red.es
www.red.es is an alias for web.red.es.
web.red.es has address 194.69.254.50

No idea what happened, and I don't read spanish,
but the network configuration infers the registry(auth)
and the registrar(nic) are one in the same. No surprise in
the ccTLD. They are responsible for the uptime.

There is a comment period taking place related
to the ICANN IANA root zone checks. This made me think of it.

http://www.icann.org/announcements/announcement-18aug06.htm


-M<


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