[dns-operations] root zone archive

Shane Kerr shane at time-travellers.org
Thu Sep 17 07:17:52 UTC 2015


On Thu, 17 Sep 2015 00:34:04 -0400
"Joe Abley" <jabley at hopcount.ca> wrote:

> Is anybody here aware of a complete or partial archive of root zone data
> that is older than the set available at DNS-OARC? OARC's archive has
> nothing older than July 2009.
> I'm particularly interested in zone data that describes the build out of
> the original root zone NS set to nine servers in mid-1994, the renaming
> under the ROOT-SERVERS.NET domain and the subsequent assignment of J, K,
> L and M.
> I realise this is a bit of a long shot, but the answer's always no if
> you don't ask :-)

Some guy had root updates on Twitter for a while. You should ask him. ;)

According to the web site the DNS-OARC archive goes back to 1999...
which won't help your project, but is "better" than 2009:


Hope things are going well with you.



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