Wed Nov 2 10:29:45 NZDT 2005
For people's info as this may affect you (or your friends) if DNS is
not congifured correctly.
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From: Ted Grenfell <Ted.Grenfell@t...>
Date: 02-Nov-2005 08:52
Subject: [nznog] Update to Telecom Xtra DNS servers
To: NZNOG <nznog@l...>
As part of our ongoing DNS service improvements, Telecom is making some
changes to it's DNS servers which will affect some non-Telecom
The following Xtra name servers will in future only accept queries from
Non-Telecom customers for domains that the name servers are
Recursive queries for other domains (e.g. www.google.com) will no longer
* dnsh1.xtra.co.nz ( 126.96.36.199 ) also known as alien.xtra.co.nz
* dnsh2.xtra.co.nz ( 188.8.131.52 ) also known as terminator.xtra.co.nz
We will be phasing in these changes from November 15th over a period of
several weeks and you may wish to alert your help desks to check the DNS
settings of users having problems after that.
Currently Xtra operates the following recursive DNS services:
* dnsc1.xtra.co.nz ( 184.108.40.206 )
* dnsc2.xtra.co.nz ( 220.127.116.11 )
We are happy for external people to query those IP's for DNS
troubleshooting and similar purposes but they should not be directly
configured into machines.
Please note these IP's may change from time to time and external access
may be limited or withdrawn without prior warning (especially in cases
Ted Grenfell, ISP Performance Manager, IS Online Services, Telecom NZ
Mob: +64 274 435 455; DDI: +64 9359 5854;
Fax: +64 9377 0781; Pager: +64 2611 1445
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