[dns-operations] Problem with some root name servers? (L and G)

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Tue Feb 6 14:36:05 UTC 2007

On Tue, Feb 06, 2007 at 06:29:01AM -0800,
 John Crain <john.crain at icann.org> wrote 
 a message of 36 lines which said:

> We are currently sustaining large amounts of traffic to the ICANN
> network and also to L root.

The attack (which was preceded by a rehearsal at 00h00 UTC) also
targeted other Internet resources. As you have seen, TLD like ".info"
or ".org" had resolution problems and G-root was also affected. See
for instance the attack on one of the name servers of ".uk" :


As of now, it seems everyone is safe again but ICANN.

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