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Re: root name servers

  • From: Peter Lothberg
  • Date: Sat Jul 29 17:06:47 1995

> the root servers are not currently suffering from load (my own server does
> about 100 queries per second, which is about 10% of the capacity of my little
> 66Mhz/64MB BSD/OS machine).  the goal here is to reduce load on the wide area
> net rather than on the root servers themselves.  and also to increase the
> likelihood that any given host can reach a root server during times of wide-
> scale connectivity problems (which seem to be more common lately?)

>From a pretty central place in the Internet;

  1 icm-dc-1-H1/0-T3.icp.net (198.67.131.10) 4 msec 4 msec 4 msec
  2 icm-dc-2b-F2/0.icp.net (198.67.131.34) 40 msec 8 msec 88 msec
  3 icm-fix-e-H2/0-T3.icp.net (192.157.65.122) 20 msec 0 msec 0 msec
  4 sura9-fix-cf.sura.net (192.203.229.9) 56 msec 4 msec 4 msec
  5 cpk9-cpk-cf.sura.net (128.167.252.9) [AS 86] 0 msec 4 msec 4 msec
  6 wtn8-cpk9-c3.sura.net (128.167.212.2) [AS 86] 8 msec 4 msec 4 msec
  7 wtn4-wtn8-ce.sura.net (128.167.24.4) [AS 86] 12 msec 12 msec 4 msec
  8 netsol-wtn4-c1.sura.net (192.221.22.2) [AS 86] 16 msec 4 msec 8 msec
  9 NS.INTERNIC.NET (198.41.0.4) [AS 86] 8 msec 8 msec 8 msec

ICM-MAE-E#sh ip bgp 128.63.4.82
% Network not in table

ICM-FIX-E>sh ip bgp 128.63.4.82 
% Network not in table


  1 cpe2.Washington.mci.net (192.41.177.181) 0 msec 0 msec 4 msec
  2 border2-hssi4-0.Washington.mci.net (204.70.57.9) [AS 3561] 12 msec 0 msec 0 msec
  3 core-fddi-1.Washington.mci.net (204.70.3.1) [AS 3561] 0 msec 4 msec 4 msec
  4 core-hssi-3.Atlanta.mci.net (204.70.1.10) [AS 3561] 24 msec 16 msec 20 msec
  5 core-hssi-4.Houston.mci.net (204.70.1.26) [AS 3561] 40 msec 36 msec 36 msec
  6 core-hssi-3.Bloomington.mci.net (204.70.1.34) [AS 3561] 76 msec 72 msec 76 msec
  7 border1-fddi0-0.Bloomington.mci.net (204.70.2.130) [AS 3561] 72 msec 72 msec 72 msec
  8 csunet-losnettos.Bloomington.mci.net (204.70.48.6) [AS 3561] 76 msec 76 msec 76 msec
  9 ISI-SWRL-GW.LN.NET (204.102.78.1) [AS 2150] 284 msec 236 msec 216 msec
 10 ln-gw.isi.edu (128.9.16.1) [AS 226] 228 msec 196 msec 80 msec
 11 NS1.ISI.EDU (128.9.0.107) [AS 226] 80 msec 80 msec * 

  1 mae-east.psi.net (192.41.177.245) 4 msec 4 msec 4 msec
  2 38.1.2.14 [AS 174] 124 msec 16 msec 4 msec
  3 C.PSI.NET (192.33.4.12) [AS 174] 4 msec 8 msec 16 msec

  1 icm-dc-1-H1/0-T3.icp.net (198.67.131.10) 12 msec 12 msec 4 msec
  2 icm-dc-2b-F2/0.icp.net (198.67.131.34) 4 msec 4 msec 4 msec
  3 icm-fix-e-H2/0-T3.icp.net (192.157.65.122) 4 msec 4 msec 4 msec
  4 sura9-fix-cf.sura.net (192.203.229.9) 4 msec 4 msec 0 msec
  5 umd-cpk2-c1.sura.net (192.221.61.2) [AS 86] 12 msec 8 msec 4 msec
  6 csc1gw-f0.umd.edu (128.8.1.224) [AS 86] 4 msec 8 msec 8 msec
  7 TERP.UMD.EDU (128.8.10.90) [AS 86] 8 msec 4 msec 4 msec

  1 sl-mae-e-F0/0.sprintlink.net (192.41.177.241) 0 msec 0 msec 4 msec
  2 sl-dc-8-H1/0-T3.sprintlink.net (144.228.10.41) [AS 1239] 0 msec 0 msec 4 msec
  3 sl-dc-6-F0/0.sprintlink.net (144.228.20.6) [AS 1239] 4 msec 4 msec 4 msec
  4 sl-stk-5-H1/0-T3.sprintlink.net (144.228.10.2) [AS 1239] 68 msec 64 msec 64 msec
  5 icm-fix-w-H2/0-T3.icp.net (144.228.10.22) [AS 1239] 136 msec 68 msec 80 msec
  6 NS.NASA.GOV (192.52.195.10) [AS 297] 68 msec 68 msec 68 msec

  1 icm-dc-1-H1/0-T3.icp.net (198.67.131.10) 4 msec 4 msec 4 msec
  2 icm-dc-2b-F2/0.icp.net (198.67.131.34) 164 msec 16 msec 0 msec
  3 icm-pen-1-H1/0-5M.icp.net (198.67.131.18) 8 msec 16 msec 16 msec
  4 icm-uk-1-H0/0-T3.icp.net (198.67.131.26) 104 msec 100 msec 100 msec
  5 icm-stockholm-2-H0/0-5M.icp.net (198.67.131.42) 124 msec 128 msec 136 msec
  6 nord-gw.nordu.net (192.36.148.194) [AS 2603] 196 msec 128 msec 124 msec
  7 NIC.NORDU.NET (192.36.148.17) [AS 2603] 128 msec 128 msec 128 msec

  1 Vienna1.VA.Alter.Net (192.41.177.249) 4 msec 4 msec 0 msec
  2 Vienna5.VA.ALTER.NET (137.39.11.9) [AS 701] 0 msec 4 msec 0 msec
  3 San-Jose3.CA.ALTER.NET (137.39.13.5) [AS 701] 68 msec 68 msec 68 msec
  4 San-Jose5.CA.ALTER.NET (137.39.27.6) [AS 701] 64 msec 68 msec 68 msec
  5 Palo-Alto1.CA.ALTER.NET (137.39.29.3) [AS 701] 68 msec 72 msec 208 msec
  6 Palo-Alto3.CA.ALTER.NET (137.39.47.7) [AS 701] 232 msec 72 msec 68 msec
  7 fw.ramona.vix.com (204.123.0.3) [AS 33] 84 msec 68 msec 72 msec
  8 NS.ISC.ORG (192.5.5.241) [AS 3557] 72 msec 72 msec 68 msec

  1 icm-dc-1-H1/0-T3.icp.net (198.67.131.10) 12 msec 8 msec 4 msec
  2 icm-dc-2b-F2/0.icp.net (198.67.131.34) 0 msec 0 msec 12 msec
  3 icm-fix-e-H2/0-T3.icp.net (192.157.65.122) 20 msec 4 msec 4 msec
  4 192.203.229.251 4 msec 4 msec 4 msec
  5 137.209.1.2 [AS 568] 8 msec 8 msec 8 msec
  6 GSI-GW3.DDN.MIL (198.25.64.2) [AS 568] 12 msec 12 msec 12 msec
  7 NS.NIC.DDN.MIL (192.112.36.4) [AS 568] 12 msec 12 msec 12 msec


> > For security and stability reasons (aswell as political) they should
> > not be run by a single organisation.
> 
> they never have been.

The Mannings proposal of a single domain, seems to me like the first
step...




--Peter




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