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Dennis Saputelli

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> Forum Administrator
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> Originally posted 2/5/03 10:59am
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> More DNS problems... We were attributing the bouncing of our incoming mail
> to our recent DNS changes. However sometime during the night our domain
> went completely off line. Naturally we thought our ISP had assigned
> incorrect DNS and MX records. As it turns out, it was/is an entirely
> different problem and the timing is only a coincidence.
> 
> It seems that Covad had hijacked administrative control of our domain, and
> didn't bother renewing the domain registration because we did not have an
> account with them (we weren't their customer). Network Solutions (our
> domain registrar) told us they could not renew the registration because our
> domain was wholesaled through Covad, only Covad could renew it. Next, Arian
> who is at Covad's Denver call center (he refused to give me his last name
> or any kind of employee ID) told me would not renew or transfer
> administrative domain control back to us since we did not have an account
> with them.
> 
> Finally I went back to Network Solutions and they agreed Covad should not
> have had administrative control of our domain. They have expedited a
> transfer back to us and have temporarily re-instated the domain
> registration long enough for the transfer to take effect and we can renew
> our domain.
> 
> To make a long story even longer, our domain is back on-line but it will
> take 24 to 48 hours for it to propagate across the Internet. Since our
> entire domain was off-line, our mirrored server will not be of any use, so
> many of you will still not be able to post for some time.
> 
> All I can say is that we are sorry for the inconvenience, but we had no
> control of this and we resolved the problem as quickly as possible. I'd
> suggest that maybe you can take out your frustration by writing the CEO of
> Covad a blistering letter or email.
> 
> Best Regards,
> 
> Forum Administrator
> Association of Protel EDA Users
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> http://www.techservinc.com/protelusers
> 
> At 07:24 PM 2/4/2003, I wrote:
> >We are performing maintenance on our mail server which requires changes to
> >the Internet DNS records. This type of change usually takes a day or two
> >to propagate across the net to all the name servers. We are mirroring our
> >mail server during this time to minimize impact on the forums. While the
> >name changes propagate there may be times that mail to techservinc.com
> >will bounce. If you experience this, try resending after an hour or two.
> >
> >We have tried to schedule these changes for off peak times. We apologize
> >in advance for any inconvenience.
> >
> >Thank you,
> >
> >Forum Administrator
> >Association of Protel EDA Users
> >[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> >http://www.techservinc.com/protelusers

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Dennis Saputelli

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