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Subject: Positive Internet mirror for

Positive Internet mirror for

From: Stephen Harker <>
Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2008 18:26:51 +0100

Hi Guys,

Last week, our main mirror server blew up and we moved all the mirrors
to another box with a completely different IP address. I updated our
"" A record to reflect this but I've just
realised that your DNS entries are A records and
not CNAME records so this hasn't changed.

So, in short, can you please update your DNS so that the one A record in
the RR DNS corresponding to our server: A

becomes A


Not sure what happens if you mix A records and CNAME records when you're
doing round-robin DNS like this, but currently connections to that
original IP will be failing.

I am hoping that we can restore the mirror machine on that old IP
address but this probably wont be for a few more days.

Kind regards,

Stephen Harker
Technical Team Manager

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Received on 2008-09-24

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