question about thehartford.com domain
sun-guru at live.com
Fri Jun 17 11:51:10 UTC 2011
Once again. Thanks to everyone for the feedback!
> To: dsparro at gmail.com
> From: marka at isc.org
> Subject: Re: question about thehartford.com domain
> Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2011 10:40:10 +1000
> CC: dnsadmin at THEHARTFORD.COM; nstld at verisign-grs.com; bind-users at isc.org
> In message <4DFA62CA.7060507 at gmail.com>, David Sparro writes:
> > On 6/15/2011 7:41 PM, M. Meadows wrote:
> > >
> > > The DNS admins at thehartford.com seem to feel that this nameserver
> > > mismatch is working as expected.
> > >
> > > So I'm just wondering if anyone still feels that the nameserver mismatch
> > > seen with the digs in earlier parts of this email thread may present a
> > > problem to servers requesting name resolution for address records in the
> > > "thehartford.com" domain.
> > >
> > It will be fine as long as nothing goes wrong. It may not be as robust
> > as they think it is because it means that depending on the state of my
> > cache, I may need to be able to get an answer from one of NS1 or NS2
> > *AND* one of hfdns3, hfdns4, simns3, or simns4 simultaneously.
> > This creates an additional potential point of failure.
> The last sentence of this paragraph from RFC 1034 was not written
> for no reason. Registries and registrants need to obey it. It is
> not optional and failure to do so causes operational problems.
> As the last installation step, the delegation NS RRs and
> glue RRs necessary to make the delegation effective should
> be added to the parent zone. The administrators of both
> zones should insure that the NS and glue RRs which mark
> both sides of the cut are consistent and remain so.
> COM is being negligent by not ensuring that these checks get performed
> and mis-matches get corrected. The current COM operators took over
> operations well after RFC 1034 was written. They have no excuse for
> not doing this regardless of the costs. We shouldn't have to pay for
> their lack of due diligence.
> > --
> > Dave
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