[dns-operations] most of root NS and com's NS fail from here

bert hubert bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl
Tue Apr 29 18:18:01 UTC 2014

On 29 Apr 2014, at 20:55, Emmanuel Thierry <ml at sekil.fr> wrote:

> What we may observe from tests is that some dns servers failed without an obvious connectivity problem (ping is OK). As a consequence, i think it would be really interesting to test for instance with an arbitrary dns server and see whether it fails or not.

Even root-servers that are down have been known to respond as observed from China. Sometimes within less milliseconds than it takes to reach the border.

It is not internet as ‘we’ know it there.


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