[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
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
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