Was b.root-servers.net under attack on Mar 31?

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Mon Apr 2 02:01:05 CDT 2012


On Sun, Apr 01, 2012 at 11:23:31PM +0800,
 Che-Hoo CHENG <chcheng at ieee.org> wrote 
 a message of 9 lines which said:

> http://dnsmon.ripe.net/dns-servmon/server/plot?server=b.root-servers.net;type=drops;tstart=1333166400;tstop=1333252799;af=ipv4
> 
> There were quite a few unanswered queries from around 06:15 to around 09:15 UTC on Mar 31.

B is often the weakest link of the 13. I have no idea whether it was
attacked or not but perturbations are common. Most of the time, noone
watches dnsmon so they go unnoticed but, on March 31st, every small
glitch was spotted...




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