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compaq.com no longer resolveable
From: Rodney Joffe <rjoffe () centergate com>
Date: Wed, 07 Jun 2000 21:34:20 -0700
For those of you who may have missed it, it appears that compaq.com has
disappeared from the .com root. Not only a.root, but f.gtld etc...
[rjoffe () zephyr rjoffe]$ dig @a.root-servers.net compaq.com
; <<>> DiG 8.1 <<>> @a.root-servers.net compaq.com
; (1 server found)
;; res options: init recurs defnam dnsrch
;; got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 10
;; flags: qr aa rd; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 0, AUTHORITY: 1, ADDITIONAL: 0
;; QUERY SECTION:
;; compaq.com, type = A, class = IN
;; AUTHORITY SECTION:
COM. 1D IN SOA A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
2000060700 ; serial
30M ; refresh
15M ; retry
1W ; expiry
1D ) ; minimum
;; Total query time: 97 msec
;; FROM: centergate.com to SERVER: a.root-servers.net 22.214.171.124
;; WHEN: Wed Jun 7 21:31:40 2000
;; MSG SIZE sent: 28 rcvd: 105
It appears not to be a payment problem...
$ swhois compaq.com
Compaq Computer Corporation (COMPAQ-DOM)
20555 State Highway 249, M020303
Houston, TX 77070
Domain Name: COMPAQ.COM
Record last updated on 15-May-2000.
Record expires on 21-Apr-2001.
Record created on 20-Apr-1995.
Database last updated on 7-Jun-2000 15:54:38 EDT.
Domain servers in listed order:
I found a recursive server with the ttl not yet expired showing
DNS request timed out.
timeout was 2 seconds.
You may want to warn your customer service reps... and use 126.96.36.199
CenterGate Research Group, LLC.
"Technology so advanced, even we don't understand it!"(SM)
- compaq.com no longer resolveable Rodney Joffe (Jun 08)