[dns-operations] Any info on UltraDNS (Neustar/Register.com) outage on Apr 1 - Apr 2/3 ?

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Thu Apr 9 07:22:16 UTC 2009

On Wed, Apr 08, 2009 at 03:24:13PM +0200,
 Ond?ej Surý <ondrej.sury at nic.cz> wrote 
 a message of 25 lines which said:

> I have received some info about registrer.com under DDoS last week,
> but it seems that no list I am subscribed to noticed. And it seemed
> to be pretty major (two? day outage). Also members portal is silent.
> Could someone who knows more clarify and provide more info? 

I don't have hard technical info. But here is what I have:

Raw facts (.CA used as an example):

For executives:

A good troll by a competitor:

Reply by UltraDNS:

What follows is a personal troll, you may skip it if you want the
discussion to remain calm and professional:

Giving the FUD-based marketing of UltraDNS, it is funny to see a
competitor giving them a taste of their own medecine. (See Mark
Jeftovic's excellent comment in the CircleID discussion.)

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