[outages] Ebay dns record

Mitch mitpatterson at gmail.com
Mon Oct 1 15:36:38 EDT 2012


I was more just commenting that I was able to resolve(DNS) but not ping.

On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 3:30 PM, Jeremy Chadwick <jdc at koitsu.org> wrote:

> 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?
> > >>
> > >>
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