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Opendns failing for me today

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Registered: ‎31-07-2007

Opendns failing for me today

Had to revert to PN's dns servers as 208.67.220.220/208.67.222.222 have been letting me down for last hour or more.
Unvalued customer since 2001 funding cheap internet for others / DSL/Fibre house move 24 month regrade from 8th May 2017
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Re: Opendns failing for me today

I had that problem yesterday (I think - memory fails with age) so I changed to one Plusnet and one OpenDNS to cover both options
jnwright
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Re: Opendns failing for me today

There is an issue with BIND 9 at the moment whereby DoS attacks can crash servers. Maybe it's that.
Further information at:
http://www.dshield.org/diary.html?storyid=6880
http://www.dshield.org/diary.html?storyid=6886
https://www.isc.org/node/474