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Re: [K12OSN] DNS records was: Instant Messanger



uhh, not for me.  I was trying to assist others..  ;-)  /steve



On Fri, 2003-10-03 at 13:11, Terrell Prude', Jr. wrote:
>         yeah, just mangle aol's DNS.  Who knows how to do this ?
>         
>         Fixing this with tc is not that simple, as I don't know what to match.
>         
> It's not really that hard; I accidentally ended up doing just that in
> a split DNS configuration a couple of years back.  Wanted to
> black-hole mail.yahoo.com, but didn't do it right.  Ended up
> black-holing all of yahoo.com, and a lot of our billable hours was
> based on Web research.  What did our consultants most often use to
> search?  You guessed it...Yahoo!  Obviously, this was *NOT* good.... 
> 
> What is good, though, was I learned how to properly do black-holing
> with DNS--REAL quick.  If you would like specifics, just let me know,
> along with the DNS server you plan to use (please don't say
> djbdns--I've never used that one!), and I can show you. 
> 
> --TP 
>         > 
>         > BTW, what's tc? 
>         
>         
>         tc is the Linux Traffic Control method.  The `tc` executable inserts
>         queuing disciplines into the kernel "insmod-style".
>         
> Hmmm...this looks pretty keen.  Worthy of investigation when I get
> some time. 
> 
> --TP 
> 
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