[dns-operations] lot's of .local traffic

George Michaelson ggm at apnic.net
Wed Jul 27 10:10:37 UTC 2011

On 27/07/2011, at 5:47 AM, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 05:39:00AM -0400,
> George Michaelson <ggm at apnic.net> wrote 
> a message of 39 lines which said:
>> If .arpa and .local are that high in the set, then the requests
>> outstanding in dnsops for delegations into AS112 project are really
>> quite justified
> I do not see why for ARPA. Queries at the root for something.ARPA
> seems quite legitimate (and ARPA is already delegated, to a subset of
> the root name servers).

Oh, if you want to take load off root, I agree that it won't alter things. I'm just aware that in taking .arpa off root, we moved it to a space with even less CPU behind the NS, even with multicast and thats what I'm hoping to preserve, as IP6.ARPA traffic rises.


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