question about thehartford.com domain
michael at rancid.berkeley.edu
Wed Jun 15 15:25:00 UTC 2011
On Wed, 15 Jun 2011, M. Meadows wrote:
> Question : our check of whois indicates that ns1.thehartford.com and ns2.thehartford.com are
> the authoritative nameservers for thehartford.com. A dig with a +trace for
> eftc.thehartford.com seems to indicate that they are indeed the auth nameservers. It?s
> interesting, though, that an http://www.kloth.net/services/nslookup.php lookup for
> thehartford.com query for NS records shows a non-authoritative answer of
> hfdns3.thehartford.com, hfdns4.thehartford.com, simns3.thehartford.com, simns3.thehartford.com
> and simns4.thehartford.com. We?re unsure what?s going on with that.
Instead of doing 'dig +trace eftc.thehartford.com', do 'dig +trace ns
thehartford.com', and you'll see the problem.
This is a classic authority mismatch, as others have pointed out.
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