[dns-operations] Everyone as root server ? Was: FreeBSD and the slaving of the root zone

Paul Vixie paul at vix.com
Wed Aug 1 15:54:25 UTC 2007

> > my error.  i was looking at a different soa.
> Since we cannot prevent people from doing this thing (slaving of the
> root zone) and since I believe that the root name servers do not use
> these parameters among themselves, why not seriously raising "refresh"
> and "retry" to limit the load?

because the load isn't a problem, there is no reason to limit it.  it's
just a UDP query every few minutes.

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