Patrick W. Gilmore
patrick at ianai.net
Tue Nov 6 21:26:07 UTC 2007
On Nov 6, 2007, at 3:24 PM, Patrick W. Gilmore wrote:
> On Nov 6, 2007, at 3:06 PM, J. Oquendo wrote:
>> Nice to get news third string...
>> Last week, ICANN setup a new IP address for one of the thirteen "root
>> name servers" that oversee DNS queries across the net, and it plans
>> retiring the old address as soon as the late spring.
> It was posted to DNS-Operations. Which is where, uh, DNS Operations
> are discussed....
It was pointed out to me that the sarcasm in this post is not clear.
I was not disagreeing, it should have been posted to NANOG (as well as
other places). I simply didn't notice it 'cause I saw it elsewhere.
Mostly I wanted to give out the info below, which somehow escaped my
personal knowledgebase until a very nice person from VeriSign
explained it to me at RIPE a couple weeks ago.
> Plus, as long as one of the IP addresses in your hints file is good,
> it doesn't really matter after launch. The SOA from one of the
> roots will override the hints file.
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