Level3 rwhois broken

Suresh Ramasubramanian ops.lists at gmail.com
Fri Nov 21 00:59:55 UTC 2014


Works for me, thanks.

I forgot exactly which IPs this was about right now though :)
On Fri, 21 Nov 2014 at 05:12 Siegel, David <David.Siegel at level3.com> wrote:

>
> We decommissioned our rwhois server, but apparently we didn't get DNS
> cleaned up (which we'll do in the near future).
>
> The closest thing we have to that is our whois server rr.level3.net, or
> if that doesn't quite meet your needs, you can contact our security
> department at abuse at level3.net.
>
> Dave
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: NANOG [mailto:nanog-bounces at nanog.org] On Behalf Of Jeff Walter
> Sent: Thursday, November 20, 2014 2:50 PM
> To: Suresh Ramasubramanian
> Cc: nanog at nanog.org
> Subject: Re: Level3 rwhois broken
>
> It's nice to see someone is using RWHOIS. Back when I wrote the RWHOIS
> daemon for HE I spoke with Mark Kosters (one of the authors of RFC 2167). I
> wish I still had the emails because at the time he was shocked anyone would
> create software for something that no one really uses. I seem to recall him
> calling it a waste of time ;-)
>
> That said... I'm seeing Level 3's RWHOIS down as well. And to be honest,
> they're probably not monitoring it.
>
> On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 11:53 PM, Suresh Ramasubramanian <
> ops.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Anybody?   Makes it a pain to perform surgical spam blocking when this
> > happens :)
> >
> > suresh at samwise 01:52:24 <~> $ telnet rwhois.level3.net 4321 Trying
> > 209.244.1.179...
> >
> > ^C
> >
> >
> > --
> > Suresh Ramasubramanian (ops.lists at gmail.com)
> >
>


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