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RE: How common is lack of DNS server diversity?
> From: Jay R. Ashworth [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] > Sent: Saturday, January 27, 2001 6:44 PM > On Sat, Jan 27, 2001 at 10:35:06AM -0800, Roeland Meyer wrote: > > > > More interestingly, how many root servers allow > recursive lookup? > > > > > > a quick looping probe shows that none of them do, nor the > gTLD servers > > > (phew!) although L.ROOT-SERVERS.NET and H.GTLD-SERVERS.NET > > > are unreachable > > > from my view. Preparing an accurate list of all TLD servers > > > glued in the > > > root zone will take a little longer. > > > > I was taking about root servers at ALL levels, not just the root. > > I believe the phrasing Roeland may be looking for is "how many *zone* > servers (ie: authoritative servers, not customer resolvers) allow > recursive lookups", no, Roeland? Well, yes.