History of 4.2.2.2. What's the story?

Tomas L. Byrnes tomb at byrneit.net
Tue Feb 16 22:26:30 CST 2010


We actively sought reciprocal secondaries, and offered and received
reciprocal query hosts, from other regional ISPs when I was CTO @ ADN.

We saw it as "strengthening the regional Internet".

So our users used CTSnet as their tertiary NS, and CTSNet used ours, FE.

Of course, not CTS/CARI and ADN are all AIS, so the point is moot.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Frank Bulk [mailto:frnkblk at iname.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 16, 2010 7:25 PM
> To: 'Joe Abley'
> Cc: nanog at nanog.org
> Subject: RE: History of 4.2.2.2. What's the story?
> 
> We do.  It's at our upstream provider, just in case we had an upstream
> connectivity issue or some internal meltdown that prevented those in
> the
> outside world to hit our (authoritative) DNS servers.  Of course,
> that's
> most helpful for DNS records that resolve to IPs *outside* our
network.
> 
> Frank
> 
> ===
> <snip>
> 
> For what it's worth, I have never heard of an ISP, big or small,
> deciding to place resolvers used by their customers in someone else's
> network. Perhaps I just need to get out more.
> 
> Joe
> 
> 





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