Re: Advisory — D-root is changing its IPv4 address on the 3rd of January.

Mike Hale eyeronic.design at gmail.com
Fri Dec 14 16:58:45 UTC 2012


Also, this appears to be par for the course for the last two IP Address
changes on root-servers.net.

That's why they keep the old address online for at least six months after
the official change.



On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 8:52 AM, Matthew Newton <mcn4 at leicester.ac.uk>wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 04:42:46PM +0000, Nick Hilliard wrote:
> > On 13/12/2012 22:54, Jason Castonguay wrote:
> > > Advisory — D-root is changing its IPv4 address on the 3rd of January.
> >
> > You've just given 3 weeks notice for a component change in one of the few
> > critical part of the Internet's infrastructure, at a time when most
>
> I think that /was/ the advance notification - you've got 6 months :)
>
>  "The old address will continue to work for at least six months
>   after the transition, but will ultimately be retired from
>   service."
>
> Cheers,
>
> Matthew
>
>
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>
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