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1d11I can't seem to get my domain working
I just registered a domain yesterday, and right now I'd just like to get it to point to my github user page. I followed the directions on github. I created a CNAME file in my repository and put my domain (with www. ) in...
1d10DNS Answer
I am trying to figure out how in a DNS Query Response in the Answers section, how the DNS servers are ordered? We have two locations, HQ and Remote. Windows Active Directory DNS integrated. Two DC's at HQ, two at Remote....
1d14Amid Ukraine crisis, Russia scared ICANN might switch off...
Russia is reportedly worried that the current wave of Western sanctions against it may wind up including ICANN turning off its domain names. According to a report in the local Vedomosti newspaper, the nation s Security...
1d12Video: Geoff Huston – what if everyone did DNSSEC? (APNIC...
What if everyone enabled DNSSEC?  What would happen to your network? Should you be scared? The good folks at APNIC are out with a video from Geoff Huston answering these questions: If you want to get started with DNSSEC...
1d12Which made more money — .website, .press or .host?
Radix Registry launched its first three new gTLDs yesterday, and the first day s numbers make an interesting case study in how difficult it can be to judge the health of a TLD. Based on zone file numbers, .website was...
2d30RFC 7321: Cryptographic Algorithm Implementation...
Le protocole de cryptographie IPsec vient avec une liste d'obligations concernant les algorithmes cryptographiques qu'il faut inclure. Autrefois dans le RFC 4835, cette liste est désormais dans ce nouveau RFC 7321....
2d12.website gets 6,500 regs in first four hours
The new gTLD .website got over 6,500 registrations in the first four hours of general availability, according to Radix Registry. The TLD has been characterized as the first exciting, properly generic English-language new...
2d11CentralNic invests $1.5m in mystery gTLD applicant
Registry back-end provider CentralNic has stumped up $1.5 million to back a new gTLD applicant in a forthcoming private auction. CentralNic CEO Ben Crawford declined to identify the beneficiary. The company has also not...
2d12Choral Greenwich "OwnTracks Edition" goes into production
My hands are almost bleeding from plugging and unplugging Molex connectors from the back of 26 Choral Greenwich devices, but it's been fun. (Those damn things are almost impossible to take out, which is good; they don't...
2d10Donuts racks up 8,000 sales with three gTLD launches
Donuts sold another 8,000 domains on the first day of base-price general availability of its three latest gTLDs .church, .guide and .life. .church was the strongest performer of the three, with 3,409 new names...
2d10Radix delay blamed on promo pricing
Radix Registry s first three new gTLD launches have been delayed for 24 hours after registrars experienced problems with promotional pricing. .website, .host and .press will now go to general availability at 1600 UTC...
2d10Second last-resort gTLD auction raises $14.3m
ICANN has raised $14.3 million auctioning off three new gTLDs .buy, .tech and .vip. It was the second batch of last resort auctions, managed by ICANN and Power Auctions, in which the winning bids are placed in a special...
2d11iOS 8, VPN Issues and Worry-Free Upgrade Instructions
Today, Apple released iOS 8 for the iPhone and iPad. If you use OpenDNS on your iOS device, please read the following important information prior to upgrading your device. If you have already upgraded, you should read it...
4d50RFC 7372: Email Authentication Status Codes
Il existe désormais plusieurs techniques d'authentification du courrier électronique, comme SPF ou DKIM. Elles permettent à un serveur de messagerie, s'il le désire, d'accepter ou de rejeter le courrier entrant s'il...
4d15DotGreen is back from the dead
DotGreen Community, a popular but unsuccessful applicants for the .green gTLD, has been resurrected to manage the marketing for the successful applicant, Afilias. It appears that Afilias, which won .green at auction...
4d13No gala at ICANN 51
One thing ICANN s thrice-yearly public meetings never lack is free booze, but there s going to be a little bit less of it at ICANN 51 in Los Angeles next month. ICANN said yesterday that the gala event, which is...
4d14.xyz tops 500,000 names
XYZ.com s new gTLD .xyz has become the first in this round to accrue over half a million domains in its zone file. This morning I count 500,050 domains in the zone, up 3,485 on yesterday. The registry has added over...
4d14.vegas beats all six new M+M gTLDs combined
Minds + Machines first day of general availability for its first six wholly owned new gTLDs has produced some very disappointing numbers. The company managed to net just 1,694 new domains across .country, .cooking,...
5d72RFC 7352: Sieve Email Filtering: Detecting Duplicate...
Voici un nouveau test pour le langage de filtrage du courrier Sieve : "duplicate" permet de tester si un message reçu est un double d'un message déjà arrivé (en général en se fiant au "Message-Id:") et, par exemple,...
5d69RFC 7366: Encrypt-then-MAC for TLS and DTLS
Depuis ses débuts, le protocole de cryptographie TLS (héritier de SSL) protège l'intégrité des paquets transmis en calculant un MAC, qui est inclus dans les données avant le chiffrement, une technique qu'on nomme...
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