[dns-operations] Quick analysis of TLD SOA's

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Wed Jul 13 15:07:24 UTC 2011

On Wed, Jul 13, 2011 at 11:03:37AM -0400,
 Jake Zack <jake.zack at cira.ca> wrote 
 a message of 50 lines which said:

> Average Expire Time in days: 22.37

If the same DNS hoster (the TLD registry or someone else) controls all
the name servers and use a custom protocol to synchronize them, it is
perfectly possible that the Expire field is completely ignored, which
would make its actual value unimportant.

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