[dns-operations] .com delegations of recently renewed domains

Matt Larson mlarson at verisign.com
Sun Jun 5 15:02:18 UTC 2011

On Sat, 04 Jun 2011, Florian Weimer wrote:
> * Todd Lyons:
> > The two domains are:
> > risingray.com
> > medspaca.com
> Both domains are in the "client hold" state, which means that the
> domain is registered by no DNS records are published in the zone.
> This means that WHOIS and DNS are at least consistent.  As far as I
> know, registrars can set the "client hold" state freely, so this is
> very likely caused by issues further down the chain and is not
> actually a .COM/Verisign issue.

+1 to everything Florian wrote.  "clientHold" status is set by the
registrar and causes the delegation to drop from the zone, so you'd
need to contact your registrar to find out why they put the domain on


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