Are the Servers of Spamhaus.rg and blackholes.us down?

John Peach john-nanog at johnpeach.com
Thu Dec 31 07:11:24 CST 2009


On Thu, 31 Dec 2009 12:28:41 +0100 (CET)
Raymond Dijkxhoorn <raymond at prolocation.net> wrote:

> Hi!
> 
> > Are this Blacklistservers since x-mas down. We receive in the last
> > days many errors from this servers...
> 
> > Exemple enclosed Anonymsed.
> > Greeting
> > Xaver
> >
> > Dec 31 10:12:37 linux-1ij2 named[14306]: too many timeouts resolving
> > 'XXX.cn-kr.blackholes.us/A' (in 'cn-kr.blackholes.us'?): disabling
> > EDNS Dec 31 10:12:37 linux-1ij2 named[14306]: too many timeouts
> > resolving 'XXX.korea.blackholes.us/A' (in 'korea.blackholes.us'?):
> > disabling EDNS Dec 31 10:12:37 linux-1ij2 named[14306]: too many
> > timeouts resolving 'XXX.china.blackholes.us/A' (in
> > 'china.blackholes.us'?): disabling EDNS Dec 31 10:12:38 linux-1ij2
> > named[14306]: too many timeouts resolving
> 
> Is your queuery volume not too high so they simply blocked your
> servers?
blackholes.us has been non-existent for over a year. Their netblocks
were re-allocated and the new owners were getting extremely upset over
people trying to resolve yyy.blackholes.us against their servers. Looks
like it now returns NXDOMAIN.

Can't help you with spamhaus...


-- 
John




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