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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:

NS-01A.ANS.NET  199.221.47.7
NS-01B.ANS.NET  199.221.47.8
NS-02A.ANS.NET  207.24.245.179
NS-02B.ANS.NET  207.24.245.178

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.

-- 
Sam Thomas
Geek Mercenary


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