DNS ed.gov translations

Mark Andrews marka at isc.org
Thu May 28 19:37:35 CDT 2009


In message <C0FCEA35-9D75-4841-8FF4-1E7A68C17C0B at williams.edu>, Peter Charbonneau writes:
> Greetings,
> 
>    Periodically, we loose the capability of translating .ed.gov names.
> 
>    Today, it seems that it is www.dl.ed.gov and www.fafsa.ed.gov that  
> will not translate.
> 
> If I use dig .... I get:
> 
> porthos2:~ pcharbon2$ dig +trace www.fafsa.ed.gov
> 
> ; <<>> DiG 9.4.3-P1 <<>> +trace www.fafsa.ed.gov
> ;; global options:  printcmd
> .			499251	IN	NS	L.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
> .			499251	IN	NS	M.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
> .			499251	IN	NS	H.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
> .			499251	IN	NS	D.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
> .			499251	IN	NS	A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
> .			499251	IN	NS	K.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
> .			499251	IN	NS	B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
> .			499251	IN	NS	G.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
> .			499251	IN	NS	E.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
> .			499251	IN	NS	I.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
> .			499251	IN	NS	J.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
> .			499251	IN	NS	C.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
> .			499251	IN	NS	F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
> ;; Received 488 bytes from 137.165.4.21#53(137.165.4.21) in 2 ms
> 
> gov.			172800	IN	NS	E.GOV.ZONEEDIT.COM.
> gov.			172800	IN	NS	G.GOV.ZONEEDIT.COM.
> gov.			172800	IN	NS	A.GOV.ZONEEDIT.COM.
> gov.			172800	IN	NS	B.GOV.ZONEEDIT.COM.
> gov.			172800	IN	NS	C.GOV.ZONEEDIT.COM.
> gov.			172800	IN	NS	D.GOV.ZONEEDIT.COM.
> gov.			172800	IN	NS	F.GOV.ZONEEDIT.COM.
> ;; Received 274 bytes from 192.203.230.10#53(E.ROOT-SERVERS.NET) in 82  
> ms
> 
> ed.gov.			86400	IN	NS	eduptcdns02.ed.gov.
> ed.gov.			86400	IN	NS	eduftcdns01.ed.gov.
> ed.gov.			86400	IN	NS	eduftcdns02.ed.gov.
> ed.gov.			86400	IN	NS	eduptcdns01.ed.gov.
> ;; Received 202 bytes from 216.55.155.29#53(A.GOV.ZONEEDIT.COM) in 84 ms
> 
> dig: couldn't get address for 'eduftcdns01.ed.gov': not found
> porthos2:~ pcharbon2$
> 
> 
> It always seems to fail after the "third" lookup sequence.
> 
> After about an hour (or two or eight) it starts working again for some  
> period of time.
> 
> I am out of troubleshooting tools and don't know where to go from  
> here.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> 
> 
> 
> PeteC
> 
> 
> Peter Charbonneau
> Sr. Network and Systems Administrator
> Williams College
> (413) 597-3408 (office)
> (413) 822-2922 (cell)
> OIT will NEVER ask for your password!

	What nameserver and version are you running?
	What options do you have turned on in the nameserver?
	What firewall settings do you have?  Do you allow fragments
	through?
	
	Mark
-- 
Mark Andrews, ISC
1 Seymour St., Dundas Valley, NSW 2117, Australia
PHONE: +61 2 9871 4742                 INTERNET: marka at isc.org




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