Has been a while since I checked the status of root servers which are hosted at NIXI. The list as per their official member list stays the same i.e i root in Mumbai, K root in Noida and F root in Chennai. i root seems to be up! show ip bgp neighbors 188.8.131.52 received-routes There are 5 received routes from neighbor 184.108.40.206 Searching for matching routes, use ^C to quit... Status A:AGGREGATE B:BEST b:NOT-INSTALLED-BEST C:CONFED_EBGP D:DAMPED E:EBGP H:HISTORY I:IBGP L:LOCAL M:MULTIPATH m:NOT-INSTALLED-MULTIPATH S:SUPPRESSED F:FILTERED s:STALE Prefix Next Hop MED LocPrf Weight Status 1 192.
There seems be an ongoing route leak by AS49505 (Selectel, Russia) for K root server. K root server’s IP: 220.127.116.11 Origin Network: AS25152 Here’s trace from Airtel Looking Glass, Delhi PoP Mon Oct 26 16:21:18 GMT+05:30 2015 traceroute 18.104.22.168 Mon Oct 26 16:21:22.053 IST Type escape sequence to abort. Tracing the route to 22.214.171.124 1 \* 126.96.36.199 19 msec 4 msec 2 188.8.131.52 14 msec 3 msec 1 msec 3 14.
K root in Noida seems to be not getting enough traffic from quite sometime and connectivity does seems bit broken. This is a blog post following up to Dyn’s excellent and detailed post about how TIC leaked the world famous 184.108.40.206/24 address space used by AS25152. It was good to read this post from RIPE NCC written by my friend Emile (and thanks to him for crediting me to signal about traffic hitting outside!