OT: UltraDNS and dor org domains.

Robert Woolley robert.woolley at rwoolley.com
Mon Oct 22 18:16:00 PDT 2007

On Tue, 23 Oct 2007 01:10:49 +0100
RW <fbsd06 at mlists.homeunix.com> wrote:

> On Mon, 22 Oct 2007 13:43:06 -0500
> DAve <dave.list at pixelhammer.com> wrote:
> > We just put our replacement DNS servers online, djbdns replacing
> > Bind. In testing with the few domains we have moved to the new
> > servers we began getting intermittent failures for some clients.
> > 
> > It is only dot org domains, checking deeper it ain't us. If I do a
> > domain query from dnsstuff for any org, I sometimes get nothing but
> > name server records. This happens when the root servers refer the
> > query to TLSx.Ultradns.net.
> > 
> > I see ultradns failing to return A records for slashdot.org and
> > openoffice.org as well others.
> I don't see what you are getting at here, why would Ultradns return
> A-records for slashdot.org when they don't provide that domains DNS? 

but if you're asking why it doesn't provide A-records for the domain's
nameservers, then presumably it's because the nameservers themselves
are using a different TLD.

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