RE: DNS: defining "AURSC" domains

RE: DNS: defining "AURSC" domains

From: Adam Todd <at§>
Date: Mon, 22 Jun 1998 01:19:42 +1000
>&#167;Anyway, with more root servers sharing the load, and BETTER located thru
>&#167;the world, all internet users should benefit from new RSCs.
>I agree. Also, with the Grass Root Server (GRS) approach, some

I can just see Chris, Clive, Lincoln, Robert Elz .... all cringing at the
thought something ELSE exists they didn't know of!

>ISPs load the root zone information directly into their machines
>via their own files. This allows their name servers to avoid the
>communication with the legacy Root Server Confederation.
>One of the problems with the GRS approach is that ISPs have to
>keep their own root zone up to date. This can be easily automated

This is my biggest concern about GRS.  It is the one thing that must be
clearly spelt out to the user.
Received on Mon Jun 22 1998 - 02:05:46 UTC

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