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<p class="MsoNormal">Hi<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
<p class="MsoPlainText">With the announcement that: “Advisory — D-root is changing its IPv4 address on the 3rd of January.”<o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoPlainText"><a href="https://lists.dns-oarc.net/pipermail/dns-operations/2012-December/009428.html"><span style="color:windowtext">https://lists.dns-oarc.net/pipermail/dns-operations/2012-December/009428.html</span></a><o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">We are running 9.7.3-P3 on the Auths, and 9.8.1-P1 on the resolvers.<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">We currently do not use a root hints file – If we put a hints file in named.conf, then will named will use it, rather than the compiled in hints?<o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">Bruce Hayward<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"><span style="font-size:8.0pt">There are 340,282,366,920,938,463,463,374,607,431,768,211,456 IPV6 IPs divided by  7,000,000,000 (seven billion) people on the earth in 2011 = 4.86117667
 × 10 to the 28th IPV6 IPs per person. That should be enough for about 48 octillion, That is 48 followed by 27 zeros) 48,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 IPV6 devices per person.  - approximately...</span><span lang="FR-CA" style="font-size:8.0pt;color:navy;mso-fareast-language:FR-CA"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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