[dns-operations] Advisory — D-root is changing its IPv4 address on the 3rd of January.

bert hubert bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl
Fri Dec 14 18:17:56 UTC 2012

On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 05:54:41PM -0500, Jason Castonguay wrote:
> We encourage operators of DNS infrastructure to update any references
> to the old IP address, and replace it with the new address. In
> particular, many DNS resolvers have a DNS root “hints” file. This
> should be updated with the new IP address.

As of http://wiki.powerdns.com/trac/changeset/2990 the PowerDNS nameserver
products have been updated with the new defaults, and any new releases will
contain this change.

We also support a hints file (which we don't ship), but this is the built-in

Thanks for notifying us!


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