USPS.com servfail on 1.1.1.1

Resolving usps.com on 1.1.1.1 returns servfail:

dig usps.com @1.1.1.1

; <<>> DiG 9.11.22-RedHat-9.11.22-1.fc32 <<>> usps.com @1.1.1.1
;; global options: +cmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: SERVFAIL, id: 59044
;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 0, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 1

;; OPT PSEUDOSECTION:
; EDNS: version: 0, flags:; udp: 1232
;; QUESTION SECTION:
;usps.com.                      IN      A

;; Query time: 1964 msec
;; SERVER: 1.1.1.1#53(1.1.1.1)
;; WHEN: Sun Aug 30 08:02:01 EDT 2020
;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 37

And doing the same against 8.8.8.8 returns an A record:

dig usps.com @8.8.8.8

; <<>> DiG 9.11.22-RedHat-9.11.22-1.fc32 <<>> usps.com @8.8.8.8
;; global options: +cmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 35173
;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 1

;; OPT PSEUDOSECTION:
; EDNS: version: 0, flags:; udp: 512
;; QUESTION SECTION:
;usps.com.                      IN      A

;; ANSWER SECTION:
usps.com.               3185    IN      A       56.0.134.100

;; Query time: 10 msec
;; SERVER: 8.8.8.8#53(8.8.8.8)
;; WHEN: Sun Aug 30 08:01:06 EDT 2020
;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 53
[email protected] ~ % dig usps.com @1.1.1.1

; <<>> DiG 9.10.6 <<>> usps.com @1.1.1.1
;; global options: +cmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 31035
;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 1

;; OPT PSEUDOSECTION:
; EDNS: version: 0, flags:; udp: 1232
;; QUESTION SECTION:
;usps.com.			IN	A

;; ANSWER SECTION:
usps.com.		1532	IN	A	56.0.134.100

;; Query time: 25 msec
;; SERVER: 1.1.1.1#53(1.1.1.1)
;; WHEN: Sun Aug 30 07:13:06 PDT 2020
;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 61

Working for me now too.

Definitely wasn’t earlier.

I had run the 1.1.1.1 diagnostic tool earlier as well with no issues identified.

Thanks!

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Might have been because of the CenturyLink/level 3 outage that has been affecting things globally.

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Yes, this was the result of connectivity issues due to the outage unfortunately.