[dns-operations] research on the queries for the root NSSET?

John Kristoff jtk at cymru.com
Thu Jun 2 17:20:26 UTC 2011

On Sat, 21 May 2011 10:25:00 +0200
bert hubert <bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl> wrote:

> The above is the result of 20 minutes of research, but has anyone else
> looked into this seriously? If I get one query every 16 seconds, and
> we assume there are a million responding nameservers on this planet,
> and they all have the same query load, this would represent around a
> 300 megabit/s answer flow.

I've seen the same phenomenon as well for some time.  I detailed a bit
of it here:


I'd be curious if your root queries you see are similar or not to the
ones I outlined.


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