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Re: NSI bulletin 097-004 | Root Server Problems
From: MFS <michael () dook org>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 1997 14:44:21 -0400 (EDT)

I guess we'll be seeing a new system administration job popping up 
on jobs.netsol.com?


On Thu, 17 Jul 1997, David Holtzman wrote:

On Wednesday night, July 16, during the computer-generation of the
Internet top-level domain zone files, an Ingres database failure resulted 
in corrupt .COM and .NET zone files.  Despite alarms raised by Network 
Solutions' quality assurance schemes, at approximately 2:30 a.m. (Eastern 
Time), a system administrator released the zone file without regenerating the
file and verifying its integrity.  Network Solutions corrected the
problem and reissued the zone file by 6:30 a.m. (Eastern Time).  

Thank you.
David H. Holtzman
Sr VP Engineering, Network Solutions
dholtz () internic net

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