[dns-operations] Enom's name server broken?

Stefan Schmidt zaphodb at zaphods.net
Tue Jan 15 13:40:04 UTC 2013

On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 2:05 PM, Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer at nic.fr>wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 11:10:51AM +0000,
>  Michele Neylon :: Blacknight <michele at blacknight.com> wrote
>  a message of 62 lines which said:
> > (or maybe I need more coffee)
> I think it is the case.
> > Or are you expecting eNom to purge DNS records for domains for which
> > they aren't currently authoritative?
> dns1.name-services.com
> is not supposed to be recursive (it does not
> set the RA bit) but it is:
> % dig @dns1.name-services.com
> www.dns-oarc.net

Actually as was pointed out to me by Peter van Dijk via IRC it does not
recurse but rather set the AA bit in its response.

➜  ~  dig -x +short

➜  ~  curl -x -I http://www.yahoo.de/
HTTP/1.1 302 Found
Cache-Control: private
Content-Length: 144
Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8
Location: http://fastsearchfinder.com
Server: Microsoft-IIS/7.5
X-AspNet-Version: 4.0.30319
Set-Cookie: SessionID=afa7ed50-2a89-4036-98dd-2968d2d98c58; path=/
Set-Cookie: VisitorID=e4ad3940-ad4e-4fe2-a951-737e80616a0f&Exp=1/15/2016
5:32:39 AM; expires=Fri, 15-Jan-2016 13:32:39 GMT; path=/
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Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2013 13:32:38 GMT

What we have here is rather DNS redirection/ DNS hijacking/ search
optimization or whatever you might want to call it at authoritative Server
level i think.
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