ISP causes winhttp test failures

Marcus Meissner marcus at
Sun Apr 18 15:15:20 CDT 2010

On Sun, Apr 18, 2010 at 09:49:35PM +0200, Stefan Dösinger wrote:
> Hi,
> I get winhttp test failures on all my machines:
> I suspect my ISP is to blame. When try to resolve a nonexistant domain name I don't get an error, instead I get a search page:
> $ ping www.sreaverwdoc.moc
> PING www.sreaverwdoc.moc ( 56 data bytes
> Request timeout for icmp_seq 0
> ...
> Verisign was once ordered not to this. But that was in the US. What should we do about this error? I don't think there's any way I can get a DNS error back from my stupid provider :-/

Does  work?

Ciao, Marcus

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