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

Henry Steuart HSteuart at
Thu Jan 3 18:29:00 UTC 2013

On Jan 3, 2013, at 11:38 AM, Joe Abley wrote:

On 2012-12-18, at 11:15, David Conrad <drc at> wrote:

> WRT the root _hints_ change, setting up a cron job to pull, verify, and install the root hints file periodically (once a month should probably be sufficient) would probably be a good idea.

Perhaps someone at could explain why the file in the first directory is WRONG but that in the second includes the correct info?
[legacy cron jobs pointing at FTP. will obviously not succeed]

;       This file is made available by InterNIC 
;       under anonymous FTP as
;           file                /domain/named.cache
;           on server           FTP.INTERNIC.NET
;       -OR-                    RS.INTERNIC.NET


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