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August 23, 2013

nsa.gov is down (Friday August 23 2013 0330 CST 0930 GMT)

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Well that’s interesting:

$ dig nsa.gov

; <<>> DiG 9.8.4-rpz2+rl005.12-P1 <<>> nsa.gov
;; global options: +cmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: SERVFAIL, id: 16857 ;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 0, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 0 ;; QUESTION SECTION: ;nsa.gov. IN A ;; Query time: 32 msec ;; SERVER: 4.2.2.2#53(4.2.2.2) ;; WHEN: Fri Aug 23 03:24:33 2013 ;; MSG SIZE rcvd: 25 $ dig nsa.gov ; <<>> DiG 9.8.2rc1-RedHat-9.8.2-0.17.rc1.el6_4.5 <<>> nsa.gov
;; global options: +cmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: SERVFAIL, id: 7136 ;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 0, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 0 ;; QUESTION SECTION: ;nsa.gov. IN A ;; Query time: 0 msec ;; SERVER: 74.220.198.186#53(74.220.198.186) ;; WHEN: Fri Aug 23 03:21:57 2013 ;; MSG SIZE rcvd: 25 Looks like the Akamai Edge network is resurrecting it. It's resolving to an IP at least. No webpage though. $ dig www.nsa.gov ; <<>> DiG 9.8.4-rpz2+rl005.12-P1 <<>> www.nsa.gov
;; global options: +cmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 12653 ;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 3, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 0 ;; QUESTION SECTION: ;www.nsa.gov. IN A ;; ANSWER SECTION: www.nsa.gov. 300 IN CNAME www.nsa.gov.edgekey.net. www.nsa.gov.edgekey.net. 21600 IN CNAME e6655.dscna.akamaiedge.net. e6655.dscna.akamaiedge.net. 20 IN A 23.77.68.226 ;; Query time: 202 msec ;; SERVER: 4.2.2.1#53(4.2.2.1) ;; WHEN: Fri Aug 23 04:04:51 2013 ;; MSG SIZE rcvd: 119 Got webpage now. And nsa.gov resolves, but no web there. Edge network still serving. $ dig nsa.gov @8.8.8.8 ; <<>> DiG 9.8.4-rpz2+rl005.12-P1 <<>> nsa.gov @8.8.8.8
;; global options: +cmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 37987 ;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 2, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 0 ;; QUESTION SECTION: ;nsa.gov. IN A ;; ANSWER SECTION: nsa.gov. 300 IN A 65.196.127.226 nsa.gov. 300 IN A 65.196.127.225 ;; Query time: 100 msec ;; SERVER: 8.8.8.8#53(8.8.8.8) ;; WHEN: Fri Aug 23 04:21:04 2013 ;; MSG SIZE rcvd: 57 $ nmap -PN -p 80 65.196.127.225 Starting Nmap 6.25 ( http://nmap.org ) at 2013-08-23 04:24 CDT Nmap scan report for 65.196.127.225 Host is up. PORT STATE SERVICE 80/tcp filtered http $ dig www.nsa.gov @8.8.8.8 ; <<>> DiG 9.8.4-rpz2+rl005.12-P1 <<>> www.nsa.gov @8.8.8.8
;; global options: +cmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 18087 ;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 3, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 0 ;; QUESTION SECTION: ;www.nsa.gov. IN A ;; ANSWER SECTION: www.nsa.gov. 300 IN CNAME www.nsa.gov.edgekey.net. www.nsa.gov.edgekey.net. 21600 IN CNAME e6655.dscna.akamaiedge.net. e6655.dscna.akamaiedge.net. 20 IN A 23.77.68.226 ;; Query time: 118 msec ;; SERVER: 8.8.8.8#53(8.8.8.8) ;; WHEN: Fri Aug 23 04:20:59 2013 ;; MSG SIZE rcvd: 119 $ nmap -PN -p 80 23.77.68.226 Starting Nmap 6.25 ( http://nmap.org ) at 2013-08-23 04:26 CDT Nmap scan report for a23-77-68-226.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com (23.77.68.226) Host is up (0.037s latency). PORT STATE SERVICE 80/tcp open http

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