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Re: KPNQwest ns.eu.net server.

  • From: bmanning
  • Date: Thu Jun 06 15:56:32 2002

> 
> 
> In message <200206061624.40230.dani@intelideas.com>, Daniel Concepcion writes:
> >
> >Yes Neil,
> >
> >It should be interesting to know the 'official' requirements/recommendations 
> >for ccTLD's hosting
> >For example: diversity geographical, network needs, security needs, building 
> >environment., etc
> >
> 
> I don't know of any official requirements.  But RFCs 2182 and 2870 
> offer good guidance.  (Some of 2870 is root zone-specific, but most of 
> it would apply to a ccTLD server.)
> 
> 		--Steve Bellovin, http://www.research.att.com/~smb (me)

It is perhaps instructive to note that when RFC 2870 was written, (most of)
the roots also hosted COM,NET,ORG.  Considered properly, RFC 2870 is 
more targeted toward gTLD servers.  ccTLDs have a moderately different
focus, while root servers are distinct from either in their requirements.

--bill




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