[ilug-cal-website] Re: Routing at the provider needs to be optimized

  • From: "J.P. Mathew" <jpm.nina@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: ilug-cal-website@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 5 Sep 2006 18:13:56 +0530

Regarding name server problem:
I have set up a name server for supporting dps as well as
ilug-cal.info web site:
IP address is
here is a dig output:

[jpm@mon etc]$ dig @ ilug-cal.info

; <<>> DiG 9.3.2 <<>> @ ilug-cal.info
; (1 server found)
;; global options:  printcmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 3036
;; flags: qr aa rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 1, ADDITIONAL: 1

;ilug-cal.info.                 IN      A

ilug-cal.info.          3600    IN      A

ilug-cal.info.          3600    IN      NS      ns1.dpsindia.com.

ns1.dpsindia.com.       3600    IN      A

;; Query time: 56 msec
;; WHEN: Tue Sep  5 18:11:13 2006
;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 93

[jpm@mon etc]$

Can anyone checkup and tell me if this setup is good enough. Then
Surendra could change the ilug-cal.info dns entry to
Please confirm.

On 9/3/06, Surendra Singhi <ssinghi@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Hi Ashwin,
  My earlier reply on this bounced. So I am reposting

Ashwin Mansinghka <ashwin_man@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Please see the traceroute attached...... from my
> machine on a BSNL -
> Dataone connectivity to www.ilug-cal.info.
> Points to be noted....
> 3. This extraordinary routing (due to ISP end
> misconfigurations)
> increases the delay from approx. 70 ms to 100 ms.
> We need to check (with the ISPs) in spite of both the
> ISPs being
> connected to NIXI at Kolkata, why such routing is
> taking place, after
> all it is us the users who are paying for it as well
> as suffering.

Sure, please go ahead and investigate, its appreciated.

Btw, do you(or anyone else) know anything about reverse  domain name mapping,
and how to go about it?

Surendra Singhi
http://ssinghi.kreeti.com, http://www.kreeti.com

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