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

Gregory Hicks ghicks at hicks-net.net
Wed Mar 17 19:42:14 UTC 2010

> Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2010 15:24:07 -0400
> To: dns-operations at mail.dns-oarc.net
> From: Edward Lewis <Ed.Lewis at neustar.biz>
> Cc: ed.lewis at neustar.biz
> Subject: Re: [dns-operations] m.root-servers.net failing
> >This is being discussed at greater length over on dnsop at ietf.org
> >(although dns-oarc would probably have been more appropriate).
> More appropriate would be reporting this to the operators of M.
> Looking at the (unofficial) http://m.root-servers.org/, I don't see 
> instructions on how to contact the operator concerning operational 
> issues.  I don't know any other way to find contact information.  Any 
> one know how to contact the root operators?

dig soa m.root.servers.net

indicates that it MAY be possible to contact someone at

two at wide.ad.jp

But I could be interpreting the output of dig incorrectly...

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