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DNS mess

20th February 2003

As the recent lack of updates demonstrates, I’ve been getting stuck in to a pretty time consuming new project. It should have launched several days ago but I made a right royal hash of the DNS settings—hopefully everything will be working fine in about 24 hours time.

Note to 123-reg: most people only have to mess around with DNS and nameserver settings one or twice a year. If the interface for doing so is anything less than 100% clear they’re going to run in to problems. A warning message to the tune of “make sure you know exactly what you are doing before you touch this” just doesn’t cut it.

This is DNS mess by Simon Willison, posted on 20th February 2003.

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