Verisign fun.

W.D. McKinney dee at
Wed Sep 17 14:46:05 PDT 2003

I saw that on the ISC bind9-users list also. We have moved off our bind9
servers to djbdns a couple days agao and there are patches for that
version also, but we have decided to let the dust settle as impact is
minimal right now.

I always say, "Only the experienced walk with a limp."


On Wed, 2003-09-17 at 13:39, Walter Hop wrote:
> [in reply to secabeen at, 17-9-2003]
> >> I don't know about you guys but the verisign redirecting all
> >> unregistered .com/.net domains is annoying. Someone pointed this out to
> >> me.
> >>
> >>
> >
> > If you want to do something like this, here's the official ISC patch:
> >
> >
> If you do this patch, test it carefully. I have had serious resolution
> problems with the patch on FreeBSD 4.8, and somebody else on bind9-users
> with Solaris had the same.
> Unless you host applications or networks that break, I would suggest
> waiting a few days to see if an updated version becomes available.
> I am nullrouting the IP addresses of Verisign's spam webservers for now.
> cheers,
> walter

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