barmar at alum.mit.edu
Wed Jun 28 23:26:08 UTC 2006
In article <e7ufg5$223k$1 at sf1.isc.org>,
Gregory Hicks <ghicks at cadence.com> wrote:
> > Subject: RE: Named errors
> > Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 13:21:07 -0400
> > From: "Jeff Lightner" <jlightner at water.com>
> > To: <gary at catapult.com>, "Kevin Darcy" <kcd at daimlerchrysler.com>
> > Cc: <bind-users at isc.org>
> > Well now it IS broke ain't it?
> > If you tell them the most likely cause is that you were hacked that in
> > tandem with the fact it is not working properly should get them to let
> > you upgrade.
> Actually, I'd put it more 'diplomatically' as in:
> " The Bind that we are using is WELL past its "use-by" date. I need to
> upgrade to a much later version. although I cannot positively state
> that our name server has been hacked, everything I have now points to
Where are you getting the idea that his log messages point to that?
"Bad referrel" errors indicate problems on other servers, not problems
on your own. Akamai also pulls some funny games with DNS to implement
their global load balancing, and these often result in complaints from
So if you're suggesting that Jeff lie to his bosses to get them to let
him upgrade, at least be honest about it.
Barry Margolin, barmar at alum.mit.edu
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