Thursday 13 December 2012

D-root is changing its IPv4 address on the 3rd of January

There is a scheduled change to the IPv4 address for one of the authorities listed for the DNS root zone and the .ARPA TLD. The change is to D.ROOT-SERVERS.NET, which is administered by the University of Maryland. The new IPv4 address for this authority is The current IPv6 address for this authority is 2001:500:2d::d and it will continue to remain unchanged.