[dns-operations] m.root-servers.net failing

Chris Thompson cet1 at cam.ac.uk
Wed Mar 17 17:04:39 UTC 2010

On Mar 17 2010, Phil Regnauld wrote:

>Stephane Bortzmeyer (bortzmeyer) writes:
>> On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 12:44:14AM -0000,
>>  George Barwood <george.barwood at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote 
>>  a message of 14 lines which said:
>> > m.root-servers.net is now serving DNSSEC, but doesn't seem to support TCP.
>> Works for me. Some instances only?
>> % dig +tcp @m.root-servers.net ANY .
>	Connection reset in v4, works in v6.

This is being discussed at greater length over on dnsop at ietf.org
(although dns-oarc would probably have been more appropriate).

The general conclusion seem to be that the offending instance is
the one identified as M-CDG-3 by (CH,TXT,hostname.bind) queries.

Chris Thompson               University of Cambridge Computing Service,
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