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

Dave Knight dave at knig.ht
Fri Mar 19 17:19:45 UTC 2010

On 2010-03-19, at 2:47 AM, Anand Buddhdev wrote:

> On 17/03/2010 13:27, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 01:16:59PM -0700,
>> SM <sm at resistor.net> wrote 
>> a message of 19 lines which said:
>>> dig +norec hostname.bind @m.root-servers.net chaos txt
>> And there is not *one* root name server which answers to RFC 5001 :-(
> Hi Stephane,
> I've been talking to the NSD people to get them to improve support for
> NSID. The current version (3.2.4) has NSID support, but one has to
> enable it at compile time, and the value can only be set on the command
> line, but not in the config file. The next release will compile in NSID
> support by default, and provide a config file option to set it. We hope
> to enable this feature for K-root in the near future.

We likewise intend to enable this at L-root when it is better supported in NSD.


Dave Knight

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