[unisog] Verisign trying to slam EDU domain holders?

William D. Colburn (aka Schlake) wcolburn at nmt.edu
Wed Jan 2 17:49:06 GMT 2002


On Wed, Jan 02, 2002 at 11:29:30AM -0600, Ken Connelly wrote:
> Weekly?!?!?  I thought it was twice a day, 5am and 5pm in somebody's timezone...
> 
> It's *all* moot, however, if Verisign doesn't act on changes relayed from
> Educause.

The TTL reported by the root servers is 6 days, about a week (they are
long days).  The TTL reported by the EDU domain is just a day, however.
I forgot that the root servers don't serve the TLD's anymore like they
used to in the "good old days".  :)

> - ken
> 
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Jan 02, 2002 at 11:57:20AM -0500, Hall, Rand wrote:
> > > > We'll see.  I tried to remove a secondary nameserver on the
> > > > 20th of December.
> > >
> > > I'll see you and raise you one. We tried changing our primary's address on
> > > the 20th as part of a firewall+ISP migration. Migration was slated to start
> > > at 4:30. At 4:10 we got the "Important information regarding your .edu
> > > domain" email from Educause. Educause's web interface is much nicer than
> > > NSI's. Too bad it's not functional (or at least wasn't on the 20th). I
> > > changed our primary's address at 5:08 and the rest of the net was oblivious
> > > to the change eight hours later when we backed out of the migration.
> > >
> > > Oh, and I appreciated the advanced warning that this was happening...
> > >
> > > This may now be free--but at what cost?
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > > Rand
> > > --
> > > Rand P. Hall, Director, Network Services
> > > Merrimack College, North Andover, MA, USA      rand at merrimack.edu
> >
> > --
> > William Colburn, "Sysprog" <wcolburn at nmt.edu>
> > Computer Center, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
> > http://www.nmt.edu/tcc/    http://www.nmt.edu/~wcolburn
> 
> --
> - Ken
> ===========================================================================
> Ken Connelly (KC152) Systems and Operations Manager, ITS - Network Services
> University of Northern Iowa                     Cedar Falls, IA  50614-0121
> email: Ken.Connelly at uni.edu    phone: (319) 273-5850    fax: (319) 273-7373
> 
> 

--
William Colburn, "Sysprog" <wcolburn at nmt.edu>
Computer Center, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
http://www.nmt.edu/tcc/     http://www.nmt.edu/~wcolburn



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