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Re: cnn.com name servers all in one AS
From: Sam Thomas <sthomas () lart net>
Date: Mon, 28 May 2001 01:39:50 +0000
On Sun, May 27, 2001 at 11:17:15AM -0400, Daniel Senie wrote:
Lookup on cnn.com reveals a response of 4 name servers:
All 4 of these are in AS 1673.
This situation has existed for a long time. CNN has their actual servers
multihomed, and (I think) uses Akamai for content delivery. However, the
core name servers remain on a single AS, so any routing problem within that
AS, or peering issues affecting that AS will result in CNN.COM disappearing.
they'll fix it eventually. for the exceedingly thick-headed, experience is
the only way to learn.