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Re: Advisory — D-root is changing its IPv4 address
- Subject: Re: Advisory — D-root is changing its IPv4 address
- From: jgreco at ns.sol.net (Joe Greco)
- Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2012 12:06:09 -0600 (CST)
- In-reply-to: <[email protected]om>
> > So really stupid question, and hopefully it's just me, do I need to do
> > something
> > on my servers?
> your crontab that updates your root-hints may already have caught the chang=
That seems like a spectacularly bad idea. How do you validate the new
root-hints automatically? What if someone manages to send you something
malicious in place of the correct one?
Joe Greco - sol.net Network Services - Milwaukee, WI - http://www.sol.net
"We call it the 'one bite at the apple' rule. Give me one chance [and] then I
won't contact you again." - Direct Marketing Ass'n position on e-mail spam(CNN)
With 24 million small businesses in the US alone, that's way too many apples.