NIXI root DNS servers and updates

Anurag Bhatia
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 received-routes There are 5 received routes from neighbor 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.

K root route leak by AS49505 - Selectel, Russia

Anurag Bhatia
There seems be an ongoing route leak by AS49505 (Selectel, Russia) for K root server. K root server’s IP: Origin Network: AS25152 Here’s trace from Airtel Looking Glass, Delhi PoP Mon Oct 26 16:21:18 GMT+05:30 2015 traceroute Mon Oct 26 16:21:22.053 IST Type escape sequence to abort. Tracing the route to 1 \* 19 msec 4 msec 2 14 msec 3 msec 1 msec 3 14.

UKNOF32 - Analysis of F-root placement using RIPE Atlas

Anurag Bhatia
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 announced (and anycasted) by AS3557 (ISC). This was presentation at UKNOF 32. Embedded presentation below (or click here to watch on YouTube directly)