[dns-operations] Cloudflare hosting a root server?

Robert Edmonds edmonds at mycre.ws
Fri Mar 31 01:37:33 UTC 2017


Hi,

It looks like Cloudflare is hosting F-root instances now?


$ mtr -4 -bzw --report -c 10 www.cloudflare.com
Start: Thu Mar 30 21:33:26 2017
HOST: li                     Loss%   Snt   Last   Avg  Best  Wrst StDev
  1. AS63949 23.92.28.3       0.0%    10    0.7   0.7   0.6   0.7   0.0
  2. AS63949 74.207.239.2     0.0%    10    0.7   0.9   0.7   1.8   0.0
  3. AS???   198.32.132.136   0.0%    10    0.7   0.6   0.6   0.7   0.0
  4. AS13335 198.41.214.162   0.0%    10    0.6   3.1   0.6  23.1   7.0

$ mtr -4 -bzw --report -c 10 f.root-servers.net
Start: Thu Mar 30 21:33:37 2017
HOST: li                                       Loss%   Snt   Last   Avg  Best  Wrst StDev
  1. AS63949 23.92.28.2                         0.0%    10    2.5   0.9   0.6   2.5   0.5
  2. AS63949 74.207.239.0                       0.0%    10    0.8   0.8   0.6   1.1   0.0
  3. AS???   198.32.132.136                     0.0%    10    0.6   0.9   0.5   2.1   0.5
  4. AS3557  f.root-servers.net (192.5.5.241)   0.0%    10    0.7   0.8   0.5   2.4   0.5

$ dig -4 +norec +nsid @f.root-servers.net

; <<>> DiG 9.11.0-P1 <<>> -4 +norec +nsid @f.root-servers.net
; (1 server found)
;; global options: +cmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 12646
;; flags: qr aa; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 13, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 27

;; OPT PSEUDOSECTION:
; EDNS: version: 0, flags:; udp: 4096
; NSID: 41 54 4c 2e 63 66 2e 66 2e 72 6f 6f 74 2d 73 65 72 76 65 72 73 2e 6e 65 74 ("ATL.cf.f.root-servers.net")
;; QUESTION SECTION:
;.                              IN      NS

;; ANSWER SECTION:
.                       518400  IN      NS      m.root-servers.net.
.                       518400  IN      NS      b.root-servers.net.
.                       518400  IN      NS      c.root-servers.net.
.                       518400  IN      NS      d.root-servers.net.
.                       518400  IN      NS      e.root-servers.net.
.                       518400  IN      NS      f.root-servers.net.
.                       518400  IN      NS      g.root-servers.net.
.                       518400  IN      NS      h.root-servers.net.
.                       518400  IN      NS      i.root-servers.net.
.                       518400  IN      NS      a.root-servers.net.
.                       518400  IN      NS      j.root-servers.net.
.                       518400  IN      NS      k.root-servers.net.
.                       518400  IN      NS      l.root-servers.net.

;; ADDITIONAL SECTION:
m.root-servers.net.     518400  IN      A       202.12.27.33
m.root-servers.net.     518400  IN      AAAA    2001:dc3::35
b.root-servers.net.     518400  IN      A       192.228.79.201
b.root-servers.net.     518400  IN      AAAA    2001:500:84::b
c.root-servers.net.     518400  IN      A       192.33.4.12
c.root-servers.net.     518400  IN      AAAA    2001:500:2::c
d.root-servers.net.     518400  IN      A       199.7.91.13
d.root-servers.net.     518400  IN      AAAA    2001:500:2d::d
e.root-servers.net.     518400  IN      A       192.203.230.10
e.root-servers.net.     518400  IN      AAAA    2001:500:a8::e
f.root-servers.net.     518400  IN      A       192.5.5.241
f.root-servers.net.     518400  IN      AAAA    2001:500:2f::f
g.root-servers.net.     518400  IN      A       192.112.36.4
g.root-servers.net.     518400  IN      AAAA    2001:500:12::d0d
h.root-servers.net.     518400  IN      A       198.97.190.53
h.root-servers.net.     518400  IN      AAAA    2001:500:1::53
i.root-servers.net.     518400  IN      A       192.36.148.17
i.root-servers.net.     518400  IN      AAAA    2001:7fe::53
a.root-servers.net.     518400  IN      A       198.41.0.4
a.root-servers.net.     518400  IN      AAAA    2001:503:ba3e::2:30
j.root-servers.net.     518400  IN      A       192.58.128.30
j.root-servers.net.     518400  IN      AAAA    2001:503:c27::2:30
k.root-servers.net.     518400  IN      A       193.0.14.129
k.root-servers.net.     518400  IN      AAAA    2001:7fd::1
l.root-servers.net.     518400  IN      A       199.7.83.42
l.root-servers.net.     518400  IN      AAAA    2001:500:9f::42

;; Query time: 7 msec
;; SERVER: 192.5.5.241#53(192.5.5.241)
;; WHEN: Thu Mar 30 21:35:49 EDT 2017
;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 840


-- 
Robert Edmonds


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