DNS pulling BGP routes?

Mark Tinka mark at tinka.africa
Thu Oct 7 04:57:12 UTC 2021

On 10/7/21 00:37, Michael Thomas wrote:

> Maybe the problem here is that two things happened and the article 
> conflated the two: the DNS infrastructure pulled its routes from the 
> anycast address and something else pulled all of the other routes but 
> wasn't mentioned in the article.

The origin problem was some "automation thingy" that went to check 
capacity status around the network ahead of some planned maintenance 
work, and that "automation thingy" decided checking was not enough, 
let's just turn the whole thing off.


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