DNS failure Ziggo Tuesday night resolved




Ziggo customers since 1:30 pm Tuesday night surfing again; when the DNS glitch was solved, reports Ziggo. The failure was caused by a DDoS attack. The majority of Ziggo customers suffered from it.

Ziggo The DDoS attack, whose origin is not yet clear, it was resolved to 1:30 again, reports RTL according to a spokesman for Ziggo. The provider was not available for comment Wednesday.

According to RTL, 60 percent of Ziggo customers affected by the outage, which amounts to 2 million connections. Only the area for the acquisition by UPC’s parent company Liberty Global already belonged to Ziggo, suffered from the failure; the old UPC part seems to be free of problems remained, probably because the old UPC area still has its own DNS servers.

Setting prevent alternate DNS servers helped the problems, although there are reports that the server in the Ziggo network has been handing out IP addresses problems.


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