Yahoo DNS broken?

Cat Okita cat at reptiles.org
Wed Dec 3 14:47:59 CST 2008


Looks like some of akamai's nameservers have misplaced themselves and yahoo.

cheers!

On Thu, 4 Dec 2008, Nathan Ward wrote:
> There is no A records, correct.
> There is a CNAME though:
> www.wa1.b.yahoo.com.    45      IN      CNAME   www-real.wa1.b.yahoo.com.
> www-real.wa1.b.yahoo.com. 45    IN      A       209.131.36.158
>
> On 4/12/2008, at 9:36 AM, Larry Daberko wrote:
>
>> I am unable to resolve www.yahoo.com.  Tracing DNS back from the root
>> servers shows that www.yahoo.com is a CNAME to www.wa1.b.yahoo.com and
>> there are no A records for that hostname.
>> 
>> Anyone have more details or a Yahoo contact?  I'm unable to get to their
>> webpage as it is :-)
>> 
>> -Larry Daberko
>> iServe Technologies
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> $ dig @ns1.yahoo.com www.yahoo.com
>> 
>> ; <<>> DiG 9.4.2 <<>> @ns1.yahoo.com www.yahoo.com
>> ; (1 server found)
>> ;; global options:  printcmd
>> ;; Got answer:
>> ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 56431
>> ;; flags: qr aa rd; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 2, ADDITIONAL: 2
>> ;; WARNING: recursion requested but not available
>> 
>> ;; QUESTION SECTION:
>> ;www.yahoo.com.                 IN      A
>> 
>> ;; ANSWER SECTION:
>> www.yahoo.com.          300     IN      CNAME   www.wa1.b.yahoo.com.
>> 
>> ;; AUTHORITY SECTION:
>> wa1.b.yahoo.com.        300     IN      NS      yf1.yahoo.com.
>> wa1.b.yahoo.com.        300     IN      NS      yf2.yahoo.com.
>> 
>> ;; ADDITIONAL SECTION:
>> yf1.yahoo.com.          1800    IN      A       68.142.254.15
>> yf2.yahoo.com.          1800    IN      A       68.180.130.15
>> 
>> ;; Query time: 15 msec
>> ;; SERVER: 68.180.131.16#53(68.180.131.16)
>> ;; WHEN: Wed Dec  3 15:34:09 2008
>> ;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 123
>> 
>> 
>> but looking up the host itself gives no answer
>> 
>> 
>> $ dig @ns1.yahoo.com www.wa1.b.yahoo.com
>> 
>> ; <<>> DiG 9.4.2 <<>> @ns1.yahoo.com www.wa1.b.yahoo.com
>> ; (1 server found)
>> ;; global options:  printcmd
>> ;; Got answer:
>> ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 34875
>> ;; flags: qr rd; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 0, AUTHORITY: 2, ADDITIONAL: 2
>> ;; WARNING: recursion requested but not available
>> 
>> ;; QUESTION SECTION:
>> ;www.wa1.b.yahoo.com.           IN      A
>> 
>> ;; AUTHORITY SECTION:
>> wa1.b.yahoo.com.        300     IN      NS      yf1.yahoo.com.
>> wa1.b.yahoo.com.        300     IN      NS      yf2.yahoo.com.
>> 
>> ;; ADDITIONAL SECTION:
>> yf1.yahoo.com.          1800    IN      A       68.142.254.15
>> yf2.yahoo.com.          1800    IN      A       68.180.130.15
>> 
>> ;; Query time: 15 msec
>> ;; SERVER: 68.180.131.16#53(68.180.131.16)
>> ;; WHEN: Wed Dec  3 15:35:07 2008
>> ;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 105
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> !DSPAM:22,4936edf127844578318734!
>> 
>> 
>
> --
> Nathan Ward
>
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