[outages] Ebay dns record

Jeremy Chadwick jdc at koitsu.org
Mon Oct 1 15:30:55 EDT 2012


eBay drops ICMP at their network borders.

Furthermore, ping != DNS.

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On Mon, Oct 01, 2012 at 03:24:22PM -0400, Mitch wrote:
> > I have cached DNS for ebay and I can't ping ebay at all:
> > granted I was able to load up their site
> >
> 
> 
> > L:\Users\Mitch>ping ebay.com
> >
> > Pinging ebay.com [66.135.205.13] with 32 bytes of data:
> > Request timed out.
> > Request timed out.
> > Request timed out.
> > Request timed out.
> >
> > Ping statistics for 66.135.205.13:
> >     Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 0, Lost = 4 (100% loss),
> >
> > On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 3:17 PM, Christina Klam <cklam at ias.edu> wrote:
> >
> >> None of our ISPs' DNS servers can reach ebay.  Expanding on that list,
> >> it appears that the only DNS servers able to dig ebay are the ones that
> >> cache.  Is anyone else seeing this?
> >>
> >>
> >> -- Christina
> >> Christina Klam
> >> Network Administrator
> >> Institute for Advanced Study
> >> Email:  cklam at ias.edu
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