Moving DNS out of non-cooperative provider

Mark Andrews marka at
Tue Jun 19 03:22:13 UTC 2012

In message <4FDF631A.4060405 at>, John Miller writes:
> Hi Alexander,
> We've actually run into this before.  Once upon a time, RCN cable used 
> to run some slave servers for us, but we've long since moved away from 
> them, including zone transfers.  We yanked them from our registrar a 
> long time ago, and life was good.  For whatever reason, RCN's still 
> answering queries for
> As others have mentioned, change your DNS servers with your domain 
> registrar, and you'll be fine.
> John

And if there is another zone with a CNAME to a domain
on those servers the clients will be getting old data.  As you have
no control over creation of CNAMEs in other zones I would suggest
that you send them a Cease and Decist notice if they are still doing

Mark Andrews, ISC
1 Seymour St., Dundas Valley, NSW 2117, Australia
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