F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET moved to Beijing?

Danny McPherson danny at tcb.net
Mon Oct 3 12:49:04 CDT 2011


On Oct 3, 2011, at 1:34 PM, Leo Bicknell wrote:
> 
> I'm asking the BIND team for a better answer, however my best
> understanding is this will query a second root server (typically
> next best by RTT) when it gets a non-validating answer, and assuming
> the second best one validates just fine there are no further follow
> on effects.  So you're talking one extra query when a caching
> resolver hits the root.  We can argue if that is minimal or not,
> but I suspect most end users behind that resolver would never notice.

I'm not talking "one extra query", and it's not simply about
subsequent transaction attempts either - so conjecture aiming 
to marginalize the impact isn't particularly helpful.  

I.e., have that look, get back to us... :-)

-danny



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