[dns-operations] Planned IN-ADDR.ARPA Nameserver Change

Chris Thompson cet1 at cam.ac.uk
Thu Mar 17 16:55:47 UTC 2011

On Feb 17 2011, Joe Abley wrote:

>Indeed. The IN-ADDR.ARPA zone has not yet been dropped from the root
>servers, so the work is not quite complete. We expect to insert a DS
>record for IN-ADDR.ARPA into the ARPA zone a week or so after the
>last root server drops the zone. At that time all ARPA children will
>be signed.

It has happened:

$ dig +noall +answer ds in-addr.arpa
in-addr.arpa.           86400   IN      DS      53696 8 2
13E5501C56B20394DA921B51412D48B7089C5EB6957A7C58553C4D4D 424F04DF

Chris Thompson               University of Cambridge Computing Service,
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