Root Name Servers with Inter Domain Anycast Addresses

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (dnsop WG)
Author Masataka Ohta 
Last updated 2004-02-16
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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This memo describes an operational guideline for millions of name servers to share an interdomain anycast address. It enables people operate as many root name servers as they want and still make them traceable.


Masataka Ohta (

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