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1d6RFC 8335: PROBE: A Utility For Probing Interfaces
Pour tester qu'une machine est bien joignable, vous utilisez ping ou, plus rigoureusement, vous envoyez un message ICMP de type "echo", auquel la machine visée va répondre avec un message ICMP "echo reply". Ce test...
2d6ICANN loses comms chief to Fannie Mae
ICANN s top PR guy has quit for a job at Fannie Mae. Duncan Burns, senior vice president of global communications and managing director of the Washington DC office, will leave the organization next month after the ICANN...
2d6auDA probably won’t pass on full Afilias savings to...
Switching .au s back-end to Afilias will cut auDA s per-domain costs by more than half, but registrants are not likely to benefit from the full impact of the savings. auDA s Bruce Tonkin, who led the committee that...
3d11Should ICANN cut free travel, or its own staff?
Is ICANN s suddenly limited budget best spent on its staff wages or on flights and hotels for certain volunteers? That s the debate that s been emerging in the ICANN community in the last few weeks since ICANN revealed...
4d10Brandsight starts beta with “large corporations”
New brand management registrar Brandsight says it has started a beta test of its initial service. Head of marketing Elisa Cooper tells DI the service is being tested by prospective clients at unspecified large...
4d9NSD 4.1.20 released
This release fixes memory leaks when reading zonefiles and processing zone transfers.
5d11IETF 101 DNS Hackathon
The IETF 101 meeting is in London, and while I m not going to the entire meeting, I thought it would be nice to go to the hackathon and work on Go DNS a bit. This hackathon takes place in the weekend (and is free of...
7d16Bloggone
I’ve posted an entry at https://fanf.dreamwidth.org/122985.html
8d19ICANN would reject call for “diversity” office
ICANN s board of directors would reject a call for an Office of Diversity , due to its current budget crunch. The board said as much in remarks filed to a public comment period that got its final report this week. The...
8d18Authoritative server 4.1.1 released
Released: 16th of Feburary 2018 This is the second release in the 4.1 train. This is a bug-fix only release, with fixes to the LDAP and MySQL backends, the pdnsutil tool, and PDNS internals. Changes since 4.1.1: Bug...
8d20Registries reject lower fees for anti-abuse prowess
Registries have largely rejected a proposal for them to be offered financial incentives to lower the amount of abuse in their gTLDs. That s despite the idea gaining broad support from governments, intellectual property...
8d19Domain universe grows almost 1% in 2017 despite new gTLD...
The total number of registered domain names in all TLDs was up 0.9% in 2017, despite a third-quarter dip, according to the latest data compiled by Verisign. The latest Domain Name Industry Brief, published yesterday,...
8d19dnsdist 1.2.1 released
We are very pleased to announce the availability of dnsdist 1.2.1, fixing several issues that were found in 1.2.0: #5647: Make dnsdist dynamic truncate do right thing on TCP/IP #5686: Add missing QPSAction #5847: Don t...
10d23Donuts may make .travel names easier to buy after...
Donuts has added .travel to its swelling portfolio of gTLDs, under a deal with original registry Tralliance announced today. It s the company s first acquisition of a legacy, pre-2012 gTLD, and the first community gTLD...
10d23ICANN chief to lead talks over blocked .amazon gTLD
ICANN CEO Goran Marby has been asked to help Amazon come to terms with several South American governments over its controversial bid for the .amazon gTLD. The organization s board of directors passed a resolution last...
10d20Economist would sue ICANN if it publishes private emails
The Economist Intelligence Unit has threatened to sue ICANN if it publishes emails related to its evaluations of community gTLDs. That s according to a document published by ICANN this week, in which the organization...
10d23RFC 8315: Cancel-Locks in Netnews articles
Cela peut sembler étonnant, mais le service des News fonctionne toujours. Et il est régulièrement perfectionné. Ce nouveau RFC normalise une extension au format des articles qui permettra de sécuriser un petit peu...
14d36Meltdown & Spectre
I didn't write about the hardware security vulnerabilities Meltdown and Spectre but André Sintzoff did and he asked for a place to put this online so, I host it here.
15d41Can not change dns in arris nvg443b modem
I have Frontier DSL and they provide the arris nvg443b modem. The DNS servers being used are dns1.anycast.frontiernet.net and I get a lot of resolving host waits. In the admin I have added OpenDNS but I am unable to...
15d35Net::DNS 1.15 released
Formal retirement of GOST statement
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