[dns-operations] Hall of DNS Shame (?)
jimpop at gmail.com
Mon Jan 30 16:01:03 UTC 2017
On Mon, Jan 30, 2017 at 10:06 AM, Bob Harold <rharolde at umich.edu> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 8:20 PM, Jim Popovitch <jimpop at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 8:04 PM, Viktor Dukhovni <ietf-dane at dukhovni.org>
>> > On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 07:44:27PM -0500, Jim Popovitch wrote:
>> >> I have to try....
>> >> The awesome DNSViz system could be much more awesome with automatic
>> >> notifications to whois Tech contact when a failure is detected,
>> >> please.
>> > For many domains the whois contact information is only available
>> > via HTTPs behind captchas or not at all. And even when available,
>> > the addresses often bounce or are delivered to mailboxes nobody
>> > reads.
>> > Discovering a working contact for a domain can take considerable
>> > effort, or not be realistically possible.
>> Alternatively, this could be a valuable incentive for people to fix
>> whois faults/problems/encumberments.
>> -Jim P.
> I assume that using the email address in the SOA record would also not
> always work, but at least it is easy to read, so perhaps that one should at
> least be attempted.
Excellent idea! I honestly can't believe now that I thought a whois
lookup would be the way to go.
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