[Server-devel] DNS & Connectivity Issues
tarunpondicherry at gmail.com
Mon Aug 4 09:33:14 EDT 2008
Is there an IP I can use to ssh to the server while the dns issues are
Glen Roberts wrote:
> Today just after noon (edt) our Qwest internet connection (not the one the EDU server is on) went down. I was in the middle of upgrading the DNS servers so it frustrated that task enormously.
> Qwest seemed to have the service more or less restored by 4:30 PM or so. At that time I noticed an email from AT&T saying that they had monitored outages on our AT&T circuit (the one the EDU server is on). Apparently this was of an intermittent nature.
> Apparently Verizon had a fiber cut somewhere....
> The result is that DNS was probably down for 5+ hours and the connection otherwise intermittent. There may still be DNS issues but I am too tired to dig too deeply until tomorrow. 22.214.171.124 was probably configured as a secondary dns in /etc/resolv.conf on edublog. It might be better to change that to 126.96.36.199 (opendns.org) as 188.8.131.52 is no long active.
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