About.com/NYTimes admins about?

Robert Manning riches at about.com
Sat Sep 27 02:12:32 CDT 2008


Hey Chris, I'll reply to you off list.

Thanks for the heads up.

-rjb


On 9/26/08 10:13 PM, "Christopher Morrow" <morrowc.lists at gmail.com> wrote:

> Is there perhaps an about.com/nytimes.com admin around? I was
> wondering if they perhaps knew that their loadbalancer for
> www.nytimes.com is fairly broken wrt answering AAAA queries:
> 
> (who's NS for nytimes.com)
> dig  NS nytimes.com  +short
> ns1t.nytimes.com.
> nydns2.about.com.
> nydns1.about.com.
> 
> (who do they think is the NS for www.nytimes.com)
> dig   www.nytimes.com   @ns1t.nytimes.com. NS
> ;; QUESTION SECTION:
> ;www.nytimes.com.               IN      NS
> 
> ;; AUTHORITY SECTION:
> www.nytimes.com.        60      IN      NS      nss1.sea1.nytimes.com.
> www.nytimes.com.        60      IN      NS      nss1.lga2.nytimes.com.
> 
> (what is the AAAA for www.nytimes.com ?? )
> dig   www.nytimes.com   @nss1.sea1.nytimes.com. AAAA
> ;www.nytimes.com.               IN      AAAA
> 
> ;; AUTHORITY SECTION:
> .                       3600000 IN      NS      k.root-servers.net.
> .                       3600000 IN      NS      l.root-servers.net.
> .                       3600000 IN      NS      m.root-servers.net.
> .                       3600000 IN      NS      a.root-servers.net.
> .                       3600000 IN      NS      b.root-servers.net.
> .                       3600000 IN      NS      c.root-servers.net.
> .                       3600000 IN      NS      d.root-servers.net.
> .                       3600000 IN      NS      e.root-servers.net.
> .                       3600000 IN      NS      f.root-servers.net.
> .                       3600000 IN      NS      g.root-servers.net.
> .                       3600000 IN      NS      h.root-servers.net.
> .                       3600000 IN      NS      i.root-servers.net.
> .                       3600000 IN      NS      j.root-servers.net.
> 
> ;; ADDITIONAL SECTION:
> k.root-servers.net.     3600000 IN      A       193.0.14.129
> l.root-servers.net.     3600000 IN      A       198.32.64.12
> m.root-servers.net.     3600000 IN      A       202.12.27.33
> 
> ;; Query time: 89 msec
> ;; SERVER: 170.149.172.35#53(170.149.172.35)
> 
> 
> wha??? <ricky voice>Lucy, your loadbalancer is foobar'd</ricky voice>
> 
> In an effort to make v6 things work a tad better in this hostile
> world, could the NYTimes folks let us know what sort of LB that is?
> and why it wants to not be a good Intenet Citizen??
> 
> -Chris
> 






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