[dns-operations] L-Root IPv6 Address renumbering
Yasuhiro Orange Morishita / 森下泰宏
yasuhiro at jprs.co.jp
Thu Mar 10 14:31:15 UTC 2016
A question: How long will the old IPv6 address continue the L-Root
service after the change?
Yasuhiro 'Orange' Morishita
Japan Registry Services Co., Ltd. (JPRS)
From: Mauricio Vergara <mauricio.vergara at icann.org>
Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2016 21:29:38 +0000
> This is an advance notice that there is a scheduled change to the IPv6
> addresses in the DNS Root Zone for the L root-server, also known as
> L.ROOT-SERVERS.NET, which is administered by ICANN.
> The current IP addresses for the L.ROOT-SERVERS.NET service are:
> As of March 23, 2016; the new IP addresses for the L.ROOT-SERVERS.NET
> service will be:
> The change will be implemented on the root zone on March 23, 2016
> 2100UTC, however the new address is already operational.
> We encourage DNS infrastructure operators to update their DNS
> resolvers root "hints² files ASAP.
> New hints files will be available at the usual URLs once the
> change has been formally executed on March 23, 2016:
> Mauricio Vergara Ereche
> Lead DNS Engineer
> Los Angeles, CA
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