Verisign/NSI Status Quo Ante by 0100 UTC Sunday -- Offical
posted by michael on Friday October 03 2003, @06:25PM

Date: Fri, 3 Oct 2003 17:50:02 -0400
From: Matt Larson [address]
To: nanog@nanog.org
Subject: Removal of wildcard A records from .com and .net zones

VeriSign was directed by ICANN to suspend the Site Finder service by 0100 UTC on Sunday, October 5. We requested an extension from ICANN to give more notice to the community but were denied. We will be removing the wildcard A records from the .com and .net zones beginning at 2300 UTC on Saturday, October 4. The former behavior for these zones (returning Name Error/RCODE=3 in response to queries for nonexistent domain names) will be in place by 0100 UTC on Sunday, October.

Matt
--
Matt Larson [address]
VeriSign Naming and Directory Services

Link to archived version of e-mail.
Dig the followups. ;>



I deleted the address to reduce the amount of spam likely to be directed in that direction...

VeriSign Caves, For Now

 
  ICANNWatch Login  
Nickname:

Password:

[ Don't have an account yet? Please create one. It's not required, but as a registered user you can customize the site, post comments with your name, and accumulate reputation points ("karma") that will make your comments more visible. ]

 
  Related Links  
· VeriSign/NSI
· N.Am Network Operators' Group
· ICANN
· Link to archived version of e-mail
· More Verisign/NSI stories
· Also by michael
 
Status Quo Ante by 0100 UTC Sunday -- Offical | Log in/Create an Account | Top | 1 comments | Search Discussion
Click this button to post a comment to this story
The options below will change how the comments display
Threshold:
Check box to change your default comment view
The Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. We are not responsible for them in any way.
Unbelievable
by jberryhill on Saturday October 04 2003, @06:48AM (#12394)
User #3013 Info

They requested an extension to give more notice to the community?

They didn't give any prior notice when they turned it on. Why would they need to give notice for turning it off?

[ Reply to This | Parent ]


Search ICANNWatch.org:


Privacy Policy: We will not knowingly give out your personal data -- other than identifying your postings in the way you direct by setting your configuration options -- without a court order. All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner. The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2001, 2002, 2003 by ICANNWatch.Org. This web site was made with Slashcode, a web portal system written in perl. Slashcode is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL license.
You can syndicate our headlines in .rdf, .rss, or .xml.