[dns-operations] The (very) uneven distribution of DNS root servers on the Internet

Shane Kerr shane at isc.org
Wed May 16 09:55:19 UTC 2012


On Wednesday, 2012-05-16 06:04:42 +0000,
paul vixie <paul at redbarn.org> wrote:
> now that i've been reminded that the SOA timers are shorter than the
> update frequency and that no NOTIFY is required for up-to-date stealth
> slave service; and now that the root is signed, making it unlikely
> that stealth copies will be amended or that their namespaces will be
> overloaded with other stealth slaves... i agree with drc here. let's
> start encouraging widespread stealth slavery for the root zone.

I agree. 

I think some sort of HOWTOs for the various resolvers seems appropriate.
Do you think this is something that each vendor should be encouraged to
do, or are these documents that perhaps DNS-OARC could publish?


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