Hmmm.... did anyone hear anything about a Google outage that's been going on for the past 20 minutes or so? It appears to be DNS related ( didn't have a record of or I can't find any articles on the net about it and was wondering if anyone heard anything.

N.B. Seems to be resolved now, after ~ 40 minutes or so.

Jonathan M. Slivko wrote:

Not sure what happened but i confirmed it at quite a few places. It was DNS related (I was getting host/domain not found errors with returning a CNAME record pointing to and not existing.

haven't heard anything, but i saw it. got changed
to a CNAME to, which wasn't there, and
got changed to a CNAME to, which wasn't there.

they're there now. not sure what the story is, though.



Here's what I get when singling out

Domain Name: GOOGLE.COM
    Registrar: ALLDOMAINS.COM INC.
    Whois Server:
    Referral URL:
    Name Server: NS2.GOOGLE.COM
    Name Server: NS1.GOOGLE.COM
    Name Server: NS3.GOOGLE.COM
    Name Server: NS4.GOOGLE.COM
    Updated Date: 03-oct-2002
    Creation Date: 15-sep-1997
    Expiration Date: 14-sep-2011


Chris Paul wrote: