Interesting new dns failures

Gadi Evron ge at
Mon May 21 17:36:35 UTC 2007

On Mon, 21 May 2007, Chris L. Morrow wrote:
> On Mon, 21 May 2007, Gadi Evron wrote:
> > On Mon, 21 May 2007, Chris L. Morrow wrote:
> > > the root servers are responsible how exactly for the fast-flux issues?
> > > Also, there might be some legittimate business that uses something like
> > > the FF techniques... but, uhm... how are the root servers involved again?
> > >
> >
> > Small note: For regular fastflux, yes. for NS fastflux, not so much.
> For regular FF 'yes' but for ns FF not much? Hrm, not much legit purpose?
> or not much the root/tld folks can do?
> I ask because essentially akamai's edgesuite (and I might have their
> product names confused some) seems to do FF ... or the same thing FF does.
> Doesn't it?

Sorry, I didn't write in a clear fashion.

There is a difference between fastfluxing the A record and the NS record.

I don't know of many if any who change the NS record quite so frequently
without being bad guys.

> -Chris

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