Register.com DNS outages

esanborn at tsd-inc.com esanborn at tsd-inc.com
Sun Nov 14 13:03:27 CST 2010


Yes, however register.com does not allow their customers to list both their DNS servers and a customer's DNS server. End result is when the outage on their servers occurs you need to modify the config on their website so that it points back to your private DNS servers. Propagation delays are a pain....



----- Original Message -----
From: Florian Weimer <fw at deneb.enyo.de>
To: Brandon Kim <brandon.kim at brandontek.com>
Cc: nanog group <nanog at nanog.org>
Sent: Sun Nov 14 13:48:55 2010
Subject: Re: Register.com DNS outages

* Brandon Kim:

> Times like this, makes you curious what kind of infrastructure
> register.com has? How does one protect against DDOS?

You can outsource your DNS, but you better retain a server locally on
your network, so that you suffer less from that particular shared
toothbrush.



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