<CT> Re: Calmira.org is down

  • From: Erwin Dokter <e.dokter@xxxxxxx>
  • To: calmira_tips@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2002 16:14:36 +0100


Richard Hamilton-Frost wrote:
> 
> > I had a mail from someone I didn't know this morning, who alerted me that
> > the site was down. Is it maintenance, or are there problems?
> 
> it appears that the primary DNS Server for it is down, or the link to it is
> down..
> 
>    NS1.DNSMADEEASY.COM          64.50.168.187
>    NS2.DNSMADEEASY.COM          64.50.168.188
> 
> Reply from 64.50.208.33: TTL expired in transit.
> Reply from 64.50.208.33: TTL expired in transit.
> Reply from 64.50.208.33: TTL expired in transit.
> Reply from 64.50.208.33: TTL expired in transit.

Oh dear... Seems that someone has been playing with that machine's
TCP/IP and has set the TTL (time to live) waaay too low! This causes
returning packets from that DNS server to die prematurely on the net.

I hope someone discovers it soon.

-- Erwin Dokter
   mailto:e.dokter@xxxxxxx
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