[dns-operations] L-Root IPv6 Address renumbering
terry.manderson at icann.org
Fri Mar 11 04:13:06 UTC 2016
The existing IPv6 address will be kept in service for at least another 6
months after the transition or when we see less than 1 valid DNS query per
second. Which ever occurs first.
On 11/03/2016, 12:31 AM, "dns-operations on behalf of Yasuhiro Orange
Morishita / 森下泰宏" <dns-operations-bounces at dns-oarc.net on behalf of
yasuhiro at jprs.co.jp> wrote:
>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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