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

WBrown at e1b.org WBrown at e1b.org
Wed Dec 26 17:03:25 UTC 2012

Doug Barton <dougb at dougbarton.us> wrote on 12/21/2012 07:18:41 PM:

> On 12/21/2012 06:50 AM, WBrown at e1b.org wrote:
> > Also, we have many sites that need to point to our internal name 
> > for RFC1918 addresses.  At some of them, they do this by mucking up 
> > hints instead of using server level forwarding.
> Um, yeah ... don't do that. It's bad on so many levels. Use this 
> upcoming change as an excuse to push the proper solution.

In a perfect world that would be no problem.  Unfortunately, those that 
made this change think it's a good thing.

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