[dns-operations] best way to reprime root-hints?
jabley at ca.afilias.info
Tue Feb 5 00:45:45 UTC 2008
On 4-Feb-2008, at 19:33, David Conrad wrote:
>> Why hope when you can just try it? There are only 13 to try :-)
> This assumes the name servers running on all instances are the
> same. Are they?
Well, true. What I failed to prove was that there was a single
instance of one of the root servers that didn't support EDNS0 that was
easy to find, for me, from here. I appreciate that that's not the
question I asked myself.
> (Note that I assume that all instances on all servers support EDNS0).
> P.S. I think setting the limit arbitrarily to 1200 is likely a
> mistake. Someday, not only will we have 13 AAAAs and 13 As, but we
> may also have DNSSEC cruft. Not sure all of that will fit in 1200...
Since we don't have additional cruft today, it seemed like a
reasonable number to pick out of the air for the sole purpose of an
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