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Would you work with this telco?

The largest tel­co in Latin Amer­i­ca. Over 16.5M lines. And they can't con­fig­ure their freak­ing DNS cor­rect­ly.

[ralsina@monty ~]$ host -t any telmex.com.ar
telmex.com.ar has SOA record ns2.telmex.com.ar. root.telmex.com.ar. 3 36000 3600 3600000 36000
telmex.com.ar name server ns2.telmex.com.ar.
telmex.com.ar name server ns3.telmex.com.ar.
[ralsina@monty ~]$ host ns2.telmex.com.ar.
Host ns2.telmex.com.ar not found: 3(NXDOMAIN)
[ralsina@monty ~]$ host ns3.telmex.com.ar.
Host ns3.telmex.com.ar not found: 3(NXDOMAIN)

Be­fore you ask, yes, their do­main is re­al­ly telmex.­com, but they did reg­is­ter telmex.­com.ar and have a lame web redi­rec­tor at www.telmex.­com.ar.

IN fac­t, ac­cord­ing to www.nic.ar, that should be ns2.telmex.net and ns3.telmex.net so it's plain and lame mis­con­fig­u­ra­tion (BTW: what hap­pened to ns1?).

Peo­ple of Telmex, you can hire me to fix it for you. I won't over­charge you. I will how­ev­er, snick­er a lit­tle.


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