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Expanding the RIPE NCC Authoritative DNS Service means cooperating with the community to find organisations out there willing to host AuthDNS instances on their networks. In this article, find out exactly what's required from hosts and how to apply.
This is an experiment to see if we can increase the capacity and resiliency of the RIPE NCC's authoritative DNS service (AS197000). This service hosts all the reverse DNS zones, ripe.net and provides secondary service for various ccTLDs.
On Thursday 16 March 2017, at around 20:00 UTC, a bug in a script caused an outage for some reverse DNS delegations registered in the RIPE Database. The effects of the bug were not immediate, but began a cascading failure, that persisted until 18:00 UTC on Friday 17 March. In the following article,…
Rolling over the algorithm (usually to a stronger variant) used to sign a DNS zone isn't as easy as regular key roll-overs. This is because some DNSSEC validators are less forgiving than others, and fail validation unless the right combination of keys and signatures is present in a zone. This ar…
Some weeks ago, we installed a reply-size tester application at the global instances of K-root. We want to make this test available to more people, in an easy-to-use way. We have therefore written a Java application for this purpose.
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