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 22.214.171.124 received-routes There are 5 received routes from neighbor 126.96.36.199 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.
Talking about root DNS server’s anycast at APNIC42. YouTube here.
I just presented data on Performance of Root DNS anycast in UK & Ireland at INEX meeting.
There seems be an ongoing route leak by AS49505 (Selectel, Russia) for K root server. K root server’s IP: 188.8.131.52 Origin Network: AS25152 Here’s trace from Airtel Looking Glass, Delhi PoP Mon Oct 26 16:21:18 GMT+05:30 2015 traceroute 184.108.40.206 Mon Oct 26 16:21:22.053 IST Type escape sequence to abort. Tracing the route to 220.127.116.11 1 \* 18.104.22.168 19 msec 4 msec 2 22.214.171.124 14 msec 3 msec 1 msec 3 14.
Enjoyed ISC’s presentation about their analysis of F root server (one 13 root DNS servers which power the Internet) about anycast performance gloablly for 126.96.36.199/24 announced (and anycasted) by AS3557 (ISC). This was presentation at UKNOF 32. Embedded presentation below (or click here to watch on YouTube directly)