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

Jean-Francois Mezei jfmezei_nanog at
Sat Dec 15 22:54:52 UTC 2012

On 12-12-15 17:32, Mark Andrews wrote:

> 3 weeks is not a lot of time to inform every recursive service
> operator in the world that there is a change coming.  Remember
> nameservers will start logging warning messages as of January 3rd.

Nameservers will NOT log messages starting Jan 3rd. The old IP address
will continue to work for 6 months after that.

Tempest in a tea pot.

Besides all this is moot since the simulation which runs our universe
ends this friday (the 21st is the end of the world, remember ? :-)

So you edit your root.hints file today, and schedule a rndc refresh
before June 3rd when convenient.

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