[CentOS] mirrorlist.centos.org offline? NO A RECORD IN DNS

Danny.Terweij d.terweij at nettuning.net
Fri Mar 27 02:15:53 UTC 2009


From: "Marcelo Roccasalva" <marcelo-centos at irrigacion.gov.ar>

>> Is mirrorlist.centos.org out of the air? because there is no A record for
>> it.

>Not for me:

>$ host mirrorlist.centos.org
>mirrorlist.centos.org has address 204.15.73.243
>mirrorlist.centos.org has address 72.21.40.11

# host centos.org
centos.org mail is handled by 10 mail.centos.org.
# host mirrorlist.centos.org
#

and dig gives:

# dig mirrorlist.centos.org any
;; QUESTION SECTION:
;mirrorlist.centos.org.         IN      ANY

;; AUTHORITY SECTION:
centos.org.             11741   IN      NS      ns3.centos.org.
centos.org.             11741   IN      NS      ns1.centos.org.
centos.org.             11741   IN      NS      ns2.centos.org.
centos.org.             11741   IN      NS      ns2.uklinux.net.

;; ADDITIONAL SECTION:
ns1.centos.org.         407     IN      A       72.21.40.11
ns2.centos.org.         407     IN      A       131.211.85.43
ns2.uklinux.net.        43890   IN      A       80.84.64.25
ns3.centos.org.         407     IN      A       88.208.217.170

dig directly at one of their nameservers:

# dig @80.84.64.25 mirrorlist.centos.org any
;; ANSWER SECTION:
mirrorlist.centos.org.  300     IN      A       72.21.40.11
mirrorlist.centos.org.  300     IN      A       204.15.73.243


Maybe my upstream DNS server is not refreshed orso?

Danny.



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