Dotcom-Monitor is currently researching the issue regarding routing problems to some Amazon Domain Name Services.
Shanghai, China – May 28, 2013 – Dotcom-Monitor has made an emergency update to its Shanghai, China location, due to telecom routing issues. Current Dotcom-Monitor clients who filter monitoring IP addresses should note the change, effective immediately.
The new Shanghai, China Network Location IP Address is 22.214.171.124
April 2, 2013 – Network Solutions DNS, a major provider of domain name server (DNS) services, experienced an issue over the Mar 30-31, 2013 weekend resulting in many websites, including websites owned by Dotcom-Monitor clients, having website DNS time out errors. Intermittent Network Solution DNS issues were noted late afternoon and evening hours on March 29. Dotcom-Monitor then began tracking consistent DNS time out errors involving Network Solutions DNS servers early on Saturday morning, March 30, 2013. The Network Solutions DNS servers involved were NS22.WORLDNIC.COM (126.96.36.199) and NS21.WORLDNIC.COM (188.8.131.52).
On Feb. 13, 11:05 am CST a server hardware issue resulted in a gap in monitoring for approximately seven minutes (11:05 am CST – 11:12 am CST).
UltraDNS Outage: We are aware that some websites and reports may indicate an UltraDNS outage on January 28, 2013. We have verified that UltraDNS did have a short DNS issue. We will continue to monitor the situation, although it now appears to be resolved.