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1d9Need some DNS help.
For about 3 months now, I've had the constant problem of the default 127.0.0.1 DNS server not working. No sites load, but when I put in ip's they do. However, this is not a practical solution so I did some reading around...
1d11DNS Nightmare
Hi guys, I am trying to redirect a client's website to my site hosted on Azure. I have created an @ and a www A record pointing to the azure IP. I have also created the following CNAMES: awverify awverify.www www...
1d10DNSSEC Is A Building Block, Not A Magic Bullet
Speaking at Broadband World Forum (BBWF) in Amsterdam this week, our CITO Olaf Kolkman was quoted as saying a key point we ve been emphasizing throughout our work: There is no magic solution to any cyber security or...
2d18Slack
Slack calls itself a platform for team communication and it's all of that, and if you forgive my enthusiasm, a shit-load more. It has changed the way our tiny team works quite radically; for one, we've abandoned e-mail....
2d9Always Be Advancing: An Update from Customer Success
In my last/first blog post, I mentioned kicking off an initiative to start boosting the volume and quality of value-added communication with our customers. The customer success team has been working hard to see this...
2d14Admins Who Used ...
(A lunchtime inspiration by a party of 4)
3d17PowerDNS Security Status Polling
PowerDNS software sadly sometimes has critical security bugs. Even though we send out notifications of these via all channels available, our recent security releases have taught us that not everybody actually finds out...
4d16DPRIVE – New IETF Working Group On DNS Privacy
How can we ensure the confidentiality of DNS queries to protect against pervasive monitoring?  What kind of mechanisms can be developed to increase the privacy of an individual s DNS transactions? After holding a BOF...
4d16Why kicking out the .gay “community” was right
Since Dotgay s application for a Community Priority Evaluation on .gay failed last week, there s been some unrest among its supporters and in the media. An effort to get #ICANNisBroken trending hasn t exactly set the...
4d14Afilias set for $100m London IPO
London s Alternative Investment Market is fast becoming the stock market of choice for new gTLD registries, with .info mainstay Afilias today announcing an upcoming IPO. The Ireland-based company hopes to raise $100...
4d17Cowley, one foot out of the industry, joins Architelos
Former Nominet CEO Lesley Cowley has become a consultant for Architelos, as part of a raft of domain and non-domain industry positions she s taken on. Primarily, Cowley has become chair of the UK s Driver and Vehicle...
5d19DNS Settings for Virtual Machine Configuration?
Hello, I have a Dedicated Server with So You Start (offspring of OVH if you will...) and I've got myself into a situation with the DNS settings. I have a control panel which is SolusVM, and I need to configure DNS for...
5d37New DNSSEC Deployment Maps – Now Corrected And Updated
If you have been receiving our DNSSEC deployment maps by email or just using the maps from our web page, you need to know an important fact: The maps we ve been publishing recently have had the incorrect status set for...
5d16Two-letter domains to be released in new gTLDs
New gTLD registries will be able to release all two-character strings in their zones, following an ICANN decision last week. The ICANN board of directors voted on Thursday to instruct ICANN s executive to develop and...
5d13Another ICANN director mysteriously quits
ICANN director Olga Madruga-Forti unexpectedly quit the board last week. ICANN did not give an explanation for her sudden departure, which came toward the end of the ICANN 51 public meeting in Los Angeles. The...
5d15EU IDN not banned after all
The European Union request for the Greek-script ccTLD .ευ has not been thrown out, according to ICANN. Last week DI reported that .ευ was the only one of three IDN ccTLD requests the other two being Bulgaria s .бг and...
9d31I wrote a DNS audit tool, looking for feedback.
submitted by mwdmeyer [link] [comment]
9d23Root DNSSEC KSK Rollover Workshop Streaming Live Today...
Today (Oct 16, 2014) from 9:00 am to 12 noon US Pacific, a special public workshop about implications of a rollover of the Root Key Signing Key (KSK) that serves as the ultimate trust anchor for DNSSEC will be streamed...
10d44POP, IMAP, SMTP, and the POODLE SSLv3.0 vulnerability.
A lot of my day has been spent on the POODLE vulnerability. For details see the original paper , commentary by Daniel Franke , Adam Langley , Robert Graham , and the POODLE.io web page of stats and recommendations. One...
10d35Watch LIVE Today – DNSSEC Workshop at ICANN 51
Starting in just a few minutes will be the large DNSSEC Workshop from 08:30-14:45 PDT in the Pacific Palisades room at ICANN 51.  This is the BIG session of the week related to all things about DNSSEC and DANE.  The full...
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