[dns-operations] Domain Name System without Root Servers

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Tue Oct 3 10:55:26 UTC 2017

Evan Hunt <each at isc.org> wrote:
> For the past several years, BIND has been failing to cache root-server
> addresses correctly, so it ends up sending priming queries almost every
> time it looks up a TLD.  I fixed it last night, it's in our engineering
> review process now.

Ah, this probably explains why it moans about outdated root hints so
frequently, e.g.


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