Google Public DNS Problems?

Blair Trosper blair.trosper at gmail.com
Wed May 1 18:25:02 UTC 2013


Traceroute is getting the right place and 8.8.8.8 is working, though  :)


On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 11:23 AM, Jared Mauch <jared at puck.nether.net> wrote:

>
> On May 1, 2013, at 1:39 PM, Tony Finch <dot at dotat.at> wrote:
>
> > Blair Trosper <blair.trosper at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Goes all the way up to the A root server before failing spectacularly.
> >
> > That is an extremely weird response. Are you sure your queries are not
> > being intercepted by a middlebox? What happens if you use dig +vc ?
> > Do you get a similar round-trip time when pinging 8.8.8.8 to the one
> > reported by dig?
>
> Some places like Wayport/attwifi intercept all udp/53 traffic and direct
> it to their local server.  You won't notice this with a ping, but you will
> see it in the 0 or 1ms reply :)
>
> - Jared


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