DNS problems

Jon Fautley jon at geekpeople.net
Wed Apr 3 18:28:28 BST 2002

On Wed, 3 Apr 2002 17:48:26 +0100
Ceri <setantae at submonkey.net> wrote:

> There's nothing wrong with the DNS for bookpoint.co.uk, except that the IP
> address for mail.bookpoint.co.uk is lacking a reverse entry.
> I'm assuming the nameservers you're talking about are dns[12].btinternet.com
> I can't query bookpoint.co.uk at all on dns1.btinternet.com, but that may be
> because I'm on an ntl connection.

I'm using BTOpenworld, and can get an answer from dns1.btinternet.com.

> dns2.btinternet.com, however, is displaying signs of a bug that our nameservers
> also get from time to time.
> Successive "dig bookpoint.co.uk ns @dns2.btinternet.com"'s are decrementing
> the TTL on the NS records at an alarming rate (far faster than 1 second per
> second).

Yup. DNS1 is doing this (wait... was.. it just stopped) and DNS2 doesn't seem to be doing it anymore. Hmm... just general BT lameness I guess ;)


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