[arin-announce] IN-ADDR.ARPA Zone Transfer Complete

David Conrad drc at virtualized.org
Wed Feb 16 20:15:36 CST 2011


Congrats to all on getting this done!  It's been a long time in coming. Good to see it finally finished.

Regards,
-drc

On Feb 16, 2011, at 1:00 PM, John Curran wrote:

> Apologies for cross-posting, but I believe this relevant to the NANOG operator community.
> FYI,
> /John
> 
> Begin forwarded message:
> 
> From: ARIN <info at arin.net<mailto:info at arin.net>>
> Date: February 16, 2011 3:53:38 PM EST
> To: <arin-announce at arin.net<mailto:arin-announce at arin.net>>
> Subject: [arin-announce] IN-ADDR.ARPA Zone Transfer Complete
> 
> Today ARIN and ICANN are jointly working on the transition of the technical management function for the IN-ADDR.ARPA zone from ARIN to ICANN. ARIN carried out the DNS zone maintenance function for IN-ADDR.ARPA since 1997 and worked closed with ICANN throughout the transition period.
> 
> Immediately upon transfer to ICANN, the IN-ADDR.ARPA zone will also be signed using DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC), providing end-users with the ability to validate answers to reverse DNS queries. The IN-ADDR.ARPA zone is also in the process of being moved from twelve root servers to dedicated nameservers operated by the five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) and one operated by ICANN.
> 
> For more details on the history of this transition please see <http://in-addr-transition.icann.org/>.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Communications and Member Services
> American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)
> 





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