I’m one of those folks still using for my e-mail. I noticed just now that I’m not getting any incoming mail.

So far, using DNS dig, I suspect that the likely authoritative nameserver for it,, appears to be down, and so the secondaries, and, have expired their cache of the zone and are not returning results, such as an A result for or an MX result for

I note is working fine; I assume the DNS arrangements for that are different than

Is there a chance someone could fix this problem with the nameserver, or am I going to have to finally switch my e-mail to


Your analysis was correct. The host was still down. It may take awhile for things to propagate and for your mail to start flowing again.

$ dig -t A +noall +answer        86346   IN      A

… but DNS is working again here on campus.