cTLD and DNS upgrade

Mr. Beaver jaapspms at xs4all.nl
Tue Jun 28 18:56:44 UTC 2005

Hi Peter,

About the next thing:

In article <d9r7d7$2qjr$1 at sf1.isc.org>,
 Peter Dambier <peter at peter-dambier.de> wrote:

> Hash: SHA1
> CihanS at garanti.com.tr wrote:
> | I have seen the following comment in one of the cTLD site...What upgrade
> | do this mean? Thanks
> |
> | "Large ISPs have already started to upgrade their DNS servers, in order
> | to allow all their subscribers to access the next-generation Internet.
> | In the future, the second-generation Internet will be so pervasive,
> | reliable and transparent that it is bound to be taken for granted."
> |
> |
> Hi Cihan,
> this is about sites like
> http://xn--8pru44h.xn--55qx5d/
> which do not resolve on the legacy root-servers.
> Since china deployed their own root-server net, many ISPs in asia and
> europe have choosen to support more than the 260 legacy domains.
> http://www.i-dns.net/
> has done a lot of research on other than US-ASCII alphabets. They
> have been running root-servers successfully for several years now.
> http://www.inaic.com/
> http://public-root.com/

This really sounds interesting.
> have brought all known domains under one roof on their Public-Root
> servers.
> Several companies and especially banks have choosen the Public-Root
> because we encourage mirroring our root-servers. All our root-servers
> allow AXFR. Our costumers have their own root-servers invisible to
> the outside so they cannot be attacked. If the root really comes
> down they can run independantly for at least 2 weeks. Time enough
> to bring our root-servers up again.
> Several ISPs have choosen the Public-Root because of the pressure
> from chinese speaking costumers and because they do clone our
> Root-Zone to their caching resolvers to prevent them from cache
> poisoning (Kashpureffs attack).

So things are getting serious these days. Can you recommend any ISP 
using this system? Friends of me coming from shanghai are all the time 
complaining aboyt the difficulties they have connecting back home.


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