[dns-operations] Queries to a.root-servers.net from port 3072 ?

Duane Wessels wessels at packet-pushers.com
Wed Jun 7 03:51:18 UTC 2006

On Wed, 7 Jun 2006, Simon Lyall said:

> I'm seeing quite a lot of queries for "a.root-servers.net IN A" in the
> logs of my caching servers. They seem to be coming from home customers
> with each customer sending one every 30 seconds or so with a source port
> of 3072.

Hi Simon,

Don't have an answer for you, but I'm curious: are the queries
coming from hosts that you'd expect to be using your caching server
(i.e., your users and/or customers), or from unexpected/unwanted

Duane W.

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