named.root (was: Yay! AAAA records added for root servers)

David Conrad david.conrad at
Tue Feb 5 17:09:54 CET 2008


There is a nightly cron job on that mirrors

Said cron job was failing, likely due to the maximum number of connections limit being reached on

Folks at VeriSign said they would be temporarily raising said limit.

You will note that the the hints file on is now correct.

Sorry for any confusion this might have caused.


On 2/5/08 4:52 AM, "Stephane Bortzmeyer" <bortzmeyer at> wrote:

On Tue, Feb 05, 2008 at 12:25:52PM +0000,
 David Freedman <david.freedman at> wrote
 a message of 114 lines which said:

> Shame its not made it to HTTP yet:

Nothing to do with the protocol but with the organization which
manages the server:

> $ lynx --source | grep AAAA is managed by ICANN.

> $ lynx --source | grep "last update" is managed by Verisign.

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