[dns-operations] best way to reprime root-hints?
drc at virtualized.org
Tue Feb 5 02:04:19 UTC 2008
On Feb 4, 2008, at 4:45 PM, Joe Abley 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.
Out of curiosity, are all the f root instances running the same code?
>> 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
> example :-)
Sorry: this bit was for Bert (if I read the diffs he mentioned
correctly, 1200 is hardwired into the code).
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