[olug] directnic.com down

Jay Hannah jay at jays.net
Sat May 21 01:48:46 UTC 2011

On May 20, 2011, at 2:52 PM, aric at omahax.com wrote:
> Am I wrong in saying that a domain registrar doesn't have much to do with
> reliability of DNS resolution?
> Don't they just basically have DNS root zone write access?  For example on
> a .com Godaddy can write records to VeriSign's network information center?

Yup, but in addition to being my registrar I pay DirectNIC for DNS hosting ($5/year/domain). 

So when *my* registrar goes down (never before today) my DNS goes with it.   

D'oh!  :)


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