[SANOG] [dns-operations] Advance notice - H-root address change on December 1, 2015
kabindra at pch.net
Tue Dec 1 07:58:29 UTC 2015
Earlier today, addresses for H-root were changed as scheduled, so don't forget to update your hint file :)
You can grab the new one from:
> On Sep 1, 2015, at 12:52 AM, Kabindra Shrestha <kabindra at pch.net> wrote:
>> Begin forwarded message:
>> From: "Kash, Howard M CIV USARMY RDECOM ARL (US)" <howard.m.kash.civ at mail.mil>
>> Subject: [dns-operations] Advance notice - H-root address change on December 1, 2015
>> Date: August 31, 2015 at 10:24:18 PM GMT+5:45
>> To: "dns-operations at lists.dns-oarc.net" <dns-operations at dns-oarc.net>
>> This is advance notice that there is a scheduled change to the IP addresses
>> for one of the authorities listed for the DNS root zone and the .ARPA TLD.
>> The change is to H.ROOT-SERVERS.NET, which is administered by the U.S. Army
>> Research Laboratory.
>> The new IPv4 address for this authority is 184.108.40.206.
>> The new IPv6 address for the authority is 2001:500:1::53.
>> This change is anticipated to be implemented in the root zone on 1 December
>> 2015, however the new addresses are operational now. They will replace the
>> previous IP addresses of 220.127.116.11 and 2001:500:1::803f:235 (also
>> previously known as AOS.BRL.MIL and AOS.ARL.ARMY.MIL).
>> We encourage operators of DNS infrastructure to update any references to the
>> old IP addresses and replace them with the new addresses. In particular,
>> many DNS resolvers have a DNS root "hints" file. This should be updated with
>> the new IP addresses.
>> New hints files will be available at the following URLs once the change has
>> been formally executed on December 1:
>> The old IPv4 address will continue to work for six months after the
>> transition (until 1 June 2016), at which point it will be retired from
>> service. The address will remain under the control of the Army Research
>> Laboratory, never to be used again for DNS service. The old IPv6 address
>> will continue to work indefinitely, but may ultimately be retired from
>> Simultaneous to the retirement of the old address on June 1, 2016, the
>> ASN for H-root will change from 13 to 1508.
>> You can monitor the transition of queries to the new addresses at the
>> following URL:
>> Howard Kash
>> U.S. Army Research Laboratory
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> Kabindra Shrestha
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