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Blogposts tagged dns

  • The Unfriendly Internet - Turning Off Cleartext Lookups in September

    by Tykling @ February 10, 2022

    TL;DR Cleartext UDP and TCP DNS on port 53 (and on this service also 5353) is being turned off permanently in a little over 6 months, on September 1st, 2022. Encrypted lookups will continue to be supported like today. The reason for this radical change is twofold: 1) I want encourage adoption of encrypted and authenticated DNS, and 2) I am sick…


  • IPv6 Issues for Unicast / Telia

    by Tykling @ February 15, 2021

    Since 01:57 CET today February 15th IPv6 has not been working for the Unicast server. This means DNS lookups to the unicast server 2a01:3a0:53:53:: do not work at the moment. IPv4 is working, and the anycast nodes are working. The provider (Telia) has been notified. I will update here when it is resolved - thank you for your patience! :)


  • Solido Anycast Node Shut Down

    by Tykling @ February 10, 2021

    The Solido anycast node has been shut down permanently today. Solido is owned by Sentia these days, and my agreement for the anycast node was (indirectly) with Solido. The IP addresses which will no longer be responding to DNS lookups are: 185.109.89.254 and 2a00:4820:fa::53. Thanks to Solido (now Sentia) and Kramse for years of sponsoring s…


  • Bornfiber Anycast Node Shut Down

    by Tykling @ February 01, 2021

    The Bornfiber anycast node has been shut down permanently today. The company sponsoring the node got new owners and they do not wish to continue sponsoring the node. The IP addresses which will no longer be responding to DNS lookups are: 185.109.89.254 and 2a00:4820:fa::53. Thanks to Bornfiber (my former employer) for years of sponsoring bo…


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