AOL MX record vanishes for 3 hours

I woke up this morning, EU time, to hear “AOL’s MX record is missing!”. I shot awake and poked around and yes, sure enough it was in fact missing. After some backing and forthing with the AOL NOC, and some undeserving folks getting bounced out of bed at 5AM, it’s back and functional. So if y’all have clients wondering why they had a rash of weird bounces from AOL, that’s why.

I know I’m going to be explaining this several dozen times today to my own clients…

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