Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at
Wed Nov 25 18:04:40 UTC 2015

On Wed, Nov 25, 2015 at 08:41:55AM -0800,
 JoeSox <joesox at> wrote 
 a message of 9 lines which said:

> Anyone have the scope on the outage for Bluehost?

The two name servers and are awfully
slow to respond:

% check-soa -i OK: 2012092007 (1382 ms) OK: 2012092007 (1388 ms)

As a result, most clients timeout.

May be a DoS against the name servers? itself is DNS-hosted on a completely different
architecture. So it works fine. But the nginx Web site replies 502
Gateway timeout, probably overloaded by all the clients trying to get

The Twitter accounts of Bluehost do not distribute any useful

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