[dns-operations] Root-servers returning TC=1 after 5 NXDOMAINS

Jaap Akkerhuis jaap at NLnetLabs.nl
Tue Feb 10 16:25:15 UTC 2015

 H?kan Lindqvist writes:

 > Emil Natan <shlyoko at ...> writes:
 > > If this is an issue with the F-root only it would be easier to use
 > hints file with the F excluded instead of managing local root zone and
 > keeping it up to date.
 > But just changing the hints wouldn't actually do anything, right?


The hints file (or build-in hint information) is only used when the
resolver starts up. If one of the servers binted to answers, the
information from that server is used and the info from the hints
is/should be thrown away since it is just a hint.


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